WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

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...

Feature: Alzheimers Walk

Jun 11, 2014

A recent study shows that women are greatly affected by Alzheimers, both as patients and as caregivers. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Redbox Library Grants

Jun 10, 2014

The Elliot and Carter County libraries have each received $5,000 grants. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has more...

Feature: Morehead Soup Kitchen in Danger of Closing

Jun 10, 2014

After helping area residents for a few years, Morehead's Community Soup Kitchen is in danger of having to close its doors for good. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Morehead State University graduates Phillip and Caitlin Jennings are making an educational impact in the Louisville public schools. The couple received their masters degrees in music education during the 2014 Spring Commencement.


Morehead State University's Department of Art and Design attracts students from around the region.

Morehead State University has long been known for its outreach into the community and region.  David Patrick from the Office of Communications and Marketing shares about a program that gives high school dropouts a second chance, which providing valuable job and people skills.  

Morehead State University honored more than 1,100 degree candidates at its two spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 10, at the Academic-Athletic Center.

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Feature: American Tumbling and Trampoline Academy

May 6, 2014

Whether as a sport or just great exercise, kids from all over Eastern Kentucky are developing a passion for gymnastics. MSPR's Shelby Steele has more...


Morehead State University hosted its annual Spring Gala at the Adron Doran University Center and Button Auditorium, highlighted by the show 'Carnival'.'






Korry Friend of Troy, Ohio, won the 27th annual A. Frank and Bethel C. Gallaher Memorial Music Performance Competition at Morehead State University. The award, presented each spring to a junior music major, includes a $1,000 cash prize and the honor of performing at the Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences’ Academic Honors and Awards Convocation.

Feature: Bike Trails

Apr 30, 2014

A new system of bike trails in Greenup County covers about 500 miles of roadways and trails. The newly-formed EK Bikeway Committee is planning to have its inaugural ride for Raceland’s “Green Route” on May 3rd. MSPR’s Arlo Barnette has the story…

Feature: Distracted Driving Awareness

Apr 30, 2014

April is 'Distracted Driving Awareness Month' and a leader is wireless service providers is launching a program to increase that awareness. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Craft Academy at Morehead State University

Apr 22, 2014

Plans are underway to establish a new statewide academy for excellence in science and mathematics at Morehead State University. MSPR's Joshua Grandison has more...

Feature: MSU Football 2014 Preview

Apr 17, 2014
MSU Athletics

As the Morehead State football team prepares for its annual spring game, MSPR's Mike Williams takes a look at the 2014 edition of the Eagles... 

MSU Spring Football Game -- Saturday, April 19th @ 5:15pm -- Jayne Stadium

Feature: Damascus Road Quartet

Apr 16, 2014

A quartet made up of students from Morehead State University is bringing southern gospel music to area churches.   MSPR’s Shelby Steele has more…

Feature: STAR - Saving the Animals of Rowan

Apr 16, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, Kentucky is the worst state in the nation in terms of animal cruelty case convictions, that’s according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Three Morehead women are working to try and end the problem locally. MSPR’s Shelby Steele has more….

Sheriff Carter Retiring

Apr 9, 2014

For over 37 years Jack Carter has served the citizens of Rowan County as sheriff. MSPR's Joshua Grandison spoke with him about retirement and his nine terms of service to the community. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six children in the United States has one or more developmental disabilities.

Recently, a group of care workers and community leaders organized a proclamation to raise the level of disability awareness in the community.

MSPR’s Paul Hitchcock has the story.

Feature: Art This

Mar 27, 2014

Thanks to a program on Morehead State University Television, students are looking at art in a whole new way.

MSPR’s Shelby Steele has the story.

More than two hundred artists will display their work this weekend at the Lexington Convention Center during “Kentucky Crafted – The Market.” It’s an award-winning marketplace showcasing high quality handmade goods from across the Commonwealth. MSPR's Paul Hitchcock has more...

Feature: SIDS in Kentucky

Feb 18, 2014

Kentucky has one of the worst records in the nation for unexpected sleeping deaths of infants, but experts believe that situation can be fixed.

MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: Snow Days Force School Calendar Changes

Feb 13, 2014

The recent rash of severe weather has meant a lot of school closings, which has districts scrambling to rewrite their calendars. MSPR's Joshua Grandison has the story...

Feature: Extreme Weather Conditions

Feb 12, 2014

In recent weeks severe winter weather has blanketed the commonwealth, especially parts of Eastern Kentucky. MSPR’s Mike Williams spoke with a weather forecaster about what has been causing the extreme weather conditions…. 


Morehead State University will host Transfer Madness on March 5, 2014.

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses account for 54% of all retail sales in the United States. Now in its fourth year, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to shop local, keeping more dollars in the community.

MSPR’s Paul Hitchcock has the story.