WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports


The Morehead State basketball Eagles scored 69 points in the second half and overtime to erase a 21-point deficit in beating Marshall, 102 - 94.

Feature: Cave Run Symphony Orchestra

Nov 13, 2013

The Morehead area is getting ready for a “sound” addition to the community.  MSPR’s Jordan Simonson reports….

Feature: Watershed Watch

Nov 12, 2013

Kentucky has initiated a Watershed Watch program for citizens to assist experts in monitoring watersheds throughout the state. Erin Rummage of MSU’s Center for Environmental Education explains:

The preceding report was supported by a grant from the USEPA under the Clean Water Act, administered through the Kentucky Division of Water.

Feature: Veterans Day

Nov 11, 2013

Rowan County and Morehead State University recognize Veterans Day with a wreath laying ceremony in Freedom Park downtown.


The Morehead State volleyball team won its fourth consecutive Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championship Saturday night with a 3-2 triumph over the visiting Belmont Bruins.

Feature: Best High School Football Coach

Nov 6, 2013
Charles Bertram

USA Today recently conducted its first-ever national competition for the 'Best High School Football Coach' and a field boss from Eastern Kentucky was the winner. MSPR's Shelby Steele has more...

Feature: ‘A New Kentucky Mummer’s Play’

Nov 6, 2013

Morehead State’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance has teamed up with Kentucky Center for Traditional Music to bring back a production last seen in the late 90’s. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson reports…

A new work will premiere in November which is a collaborative effort among the Morehead State University’s Department of Music, Theater and Dance, Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, Rowan County elementary schools’ music programs and several area actors and musicians. 

Morehead State University head women's basketball coach Tom Hodges and his players discuss the upcoming 2013-14 season.

Morehead State head basketball coach Sean Woods and his players discuss the outlook of the 2013-14 season at the team's annual media day.

Morehead State University President Dr. Wayne D. Andrews will participate in the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Summit in Pikeville, Ky.

Feature: Sadieville Trail Town

Nov 1, 2013

A small town in Scott County has plans to become a big name in the tourism community. MSPR's Jordan Simonson reports...

Feature: KY Route 32 Safety Concerns

Oct 30, 2013

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continue to review their options for rebuilding a curvy and narrow stretch of highway that runs between Rowan and Elliott counties. MSPR's Jordan Simonson reports…

Feature: Morehead Hysteria

Oct 30, 2013

Morehead State University celebrated the fast approaching college basketball season with 'Hysteria' at Ellis T. Johnson Arena.


Morehead State University recognized former employees who have since passed away during a Memorial Brick Ceremony at the Little Bell Tower.


Morehead State University celebrated its 2013 Homecoming weekend with a parade, hall of fame ceremonies, tailgating and much more.

Owned and operated by Morehead State University, work has started on a major renovation at Eagle Trace Golf Course. MSPR’s Paul Hitchcock has the story.

Feature: A Fine Line

Oct 22, 2013
Roscoe Landon Wilson

A reception was held recently for the opening of a new art exhibit at Morehead State University. The exhibit features interpretations  and techniques of contemporary drawing.

MSPR's Paul Hitchcock has the story...

Feature: Environmental Day

Oct 21, 2013

Recently, students at the Rowan County Middle School enjoyed an opportunity to take their classroom learning outdoors. Erin Rummage of MSU's Center for Environmental Education has the story…

The preceding report was supported by grant from the USEPA under the Clean Water Act, administered through the Kentucky Division of Water.  

Feature: 'Clean Start' in Ashland

Oct 16, 2013

A group of churches in Ashland has started a new organization aimed at helping the area’s less fortunate. MSPR’s Jordon Simonson reports…

Feature: Citizens Police Academy

Oct 1, 2013

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is holding its 2nd Biannual Citizens Police Academy. MSPR’s Shelby Steele has more…

Feature: Family Weekend 2013

Sep 30, 2013

Highlights from Family Weekend 2013.


Morehead State University welcomed Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer to the Derrickson Agricultural Complex.

The Morehead Arts and Eats Festival took place for the third straight year this past weekend. MSPR's Tanner Boyd tells us how it went...


Feature: Carter County Drug Free Coalition

Sep 24, 2013

After receiving a funding boost, Carter County's drug free mission is operational for another 5 years.

MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...


Video feature with a recap of the 2013 Browning Orchard Festival. 

Feature: Watershed Conservation

Sep 20, 2013
Erin Rummage

Humans, plants and animals rely on a clean source of water for survival. This water system is often described as a watershed, which are an important part of our ecological system.

Erin Rummage of MSU’s Center for Environmental Education explains…

This work is supported by a grant from the US EPA under Clean Water Act §319(h) Nonpoint Source Pollution through the Kentucky Division of Water.  


Morehead State University at Mount Sterling is celebrating its 10th anniversary of educating students and serving the community.

Feature: Childhood Cancer Awareness

Sep 17, 2013

Most people don’t associate children with cancer, but the link is a troubling reality for thousands of families in America. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month…and MSPR’s Shelby Steele has the story of one young Kentuckian and their battle with the dreaded disease…

A reception was held Wednesday for the opening of a new art exhibit at Morehead State University. It's a mixed media show with a focus on manipulating, controlling and constructing images and landscapes.

MSPR's Paul Hitchcock has the story...


Morehead State University recognized Patriot Day on campus with more than 6,000 flags placed near the Bell Tower in memory of those men and women who've lost their lives in defense of our country.