WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

More than 50 Morehead State Students participated in the Building Entrepreneurial Capacity for the Future event in Hazard, Ky.

Morehead State University's Earth and Space Science Program is one of the most respected in the nation. It gives students hands-on opportunities and internships as undergraduates to prepare them for their chosen careers.

Morehead State University has for the sixth straight year been named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. This places MSU once again in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.

Feature: Veterans Celebration

Nov 5, 2014

One of Morehead's most iconic landmarks will be making a comeback. MSPR's Sam Steiert reports...

Feature: Beans and Taters Lunch

Nov 3, 2014

A community organization in Rowan County will hold a country style meal to help raise funds for the area's needy. Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Pickin' Time Music and Harvest Festival

Nov 3, 2014

Feature: Remote Area Medical

Oct 28, 2014

Remote Area Medical brought its free clinic to Morehead this past weekend. MSPR's Joshua Grandison was on-site during the clinic's second day and has details about the services it provides to the area...

Feature: A Better Community Foundation

Oct 23, 2014
Fleming County HS

In one eastern Kentucky county, residents are lending a hand to their school system to ensure at least one key job isn't eliminated. 

MSPR's Jordan Simonson reports...


Feature: Family Resource Centers

Oct 13, 2014

Family resource centers play a large part in improving the lives of students from low-income families in Eastern Kentucky's school districts. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Maysville Community and Technical College will soon be adding a new facility to serve those who have served their country. MSPR's Sam Steiert reports...

The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology is a rapidly growing field at Morehead State University.

Morehead State University observed Suicide Prevention Awareness Week (September 8 - 12, 2014).

Feature: 4th Annual Morehead Arts and Eats Festival

Sep 16, 2014

The Arts and Eats Festival is once again on-deck for Morehead. MSPR's Sam Steiert has the story...

Feature: OLLI Anniversary

Sep 15, 2014

A Morehead community education program just celebrated an anniversary. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story... 

Feature: American Bald Eagles Returning to Cave Run Lake

Sep 4, 2014
Ray Stainfield

The American Bald Eagle returned again this year to Cave Run Lake in Morehead. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Commonwealth Curiosities

Sep 2, 2014

A Morehead State University professor is working to complete a documentary on some Kentucky oddities. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...


Cemeteries across the country are filled with unmarked graves, but two organizations are collaborating to provide a headstone for a famous blues singer from Louisville. 

MSPR's Paul Hitchcock has the story...

Morehead State University officially welcomes more than 1,600 new students to campus.

Feature: Doughboy Restoration

Aug 8, 2014

The Rowan County Veterans Foundation is making progress in the restoration of a Morehead landmark. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: New Director for the RCAC

Aug 6, 2014

A new director is about to step in at the Rowan County Arts Center. MSPR's Arlo Barnette has the story...

Feature: Federal Mogul Plant Closing

Jul 24, 2014

Maysville is still reeling after a company announced its decision last week to close its plant in the city. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Feature: Minnie Adkins Day scheduled for July 19th

Jul 2, 2014

Elliott County is recognizing one of their own this month. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

The C-SPAN bus' tour across America included a stop at Morehead State University to visit the Governor's Scholars Program. Devon Atkinson takes us behind the scenes.

Feature: WWII Marine Remains Recovered

Jun 27, 2014

The remains of a fallen hero from World War II whose name is on the Boyd County War Memorial at Armco Park have finally been recovered. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Feature: ROMP 2014 - Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival

Jun 25, 2014

The 11th Annual Bluegrass Romp Music Festival is set to begin today and MSPR's Joshua Grandison had a chance to speak with one of the event's spokespeople...

Feature: Fivco Area Drug Enforcement

Jun 24, 2014

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office is adding some muscle to attack the rising drug problem in their area. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Feature: Ohio River Sweep

Jun 24, 2014

The annual Ohio River Sweep is set for this weekend in Northeast Kentucky. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...


Morehead State University hosted the second annual Kentucky Veterans' Expo at Boyd County High School in Ashland, Ky.

Feature: Summer Heat

Jun 19, 2014

It's summer and that means food, fun, and increasing temperatures. MSPR's Joshua Grandison spoke with Dr. Tony Weaver to discuss ways in which you can beat the summer heat and still have some fun...

Feature: Kentucky Black Bear Sightings

Jun 18, 2014

Black bear sightings are on the rise in Kentucky. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...