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Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks will serve the Thanksgiving Day buffet on Nov. 23, 2017.

Kentucky State Parks will serve 2,000 pounds of turkey, 1,500 pounds of sweet potatoes, and 750 pounds of country ham. Additionally, 4,300 pieces of fried chicken, 1,300 pounds of roast beef, and 12,000 rolls will be served along with 600 pies, including pecan and pumpkin.

The parks have hosted the Thanksgiving Day buffet for more than 40 years and typically serve around 10,000 guests.

Kentucky Tourism

The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort will close for the winter at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. 

Seasonal closures allow the center’s staff to conduct needed maintenance to exhibits and facilities, which ensure a quality experience for the center’s 50,000 yearly visitors. Staff members also use the time to train the wildlife used in the center’s educational programs.

The center offers a number of wildlife and conservation programs, many of which employ the use of live animals including snakes, turtles, raptors and mammals. 

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The Junior Williamson Rest Area, located at Exit 33 of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway at Slade in Powell County, will reopen for public use at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16.

All portions of the rest area, including restrooms, vending, and short-term parking, will be open to the public. The rest area had been closed to all but commercial vehicle parking since mid-August for a repair and renovation project.

MSU Athletics

In the first weekly poll of the 2017-18 season, women's basketball center Tierra McGowan has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week.

McGowan, in her Morehead State debut last Saturday, recorded 15 points, a game-high 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in a 75-71 come-from-behind win over Sacramento State in the Matthew Mitchell Classic at Johnson Arena. 10 of McGowan's 16 boards came on the offensive glass in just 16 minutes off the bench, earning the 6-foot-3 junior Most Valuable Player honors at the conclusion of the contest.

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November 15, 2017 -- Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the "Mother of American modernism". 

The Armistice Day Show

Nov 14, 2017

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, The Great War, the war to end all wars, ended. Unfortunately, the peace after that war only lasted 2 decades, and many of the lessons from The Great War have been lost. The next year, a 2 minute silence was proposed to remember those killed in the war, and then to remember the people they left behind. Armistice Day and its subsequent remembrance provided the foundation for Veterans Day.

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November 14, 2017 -- Walter Washington Green Williams was an American man who said that he was a forager for Hood's Brigade and thus the last surviving veteran of the American Civil War. The claim is controversial, however. Although he said that he was born in 1842, census records indicated that he was still a child when the war ended in 1865.

A state transportation cabinet official says crews in northeast Kentucky are ready for anything that old man winter might throw at them in the coming months.

According to Allen Blair, the preparations for potential battles to keep snow and ice off area roads began a number of months ago.

Blair says the District-9 office of the State Department of Highways has 24-thousand tons of road salt stored in sheds across Rowan, Fleming and the eight other counties in its service area.

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November 13, 2017 -- Often referred to as the "penman of the Revolution," John Dickinson was an American statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress and one of the writers of the Articles of Confederation.

MSU Athletics

Tierra McGowan, Miranda Crockett, and Eriel McKee each tallied double-doubles in a thrilling 75-71 comeback win over Sacramento State on Saturday night at Johnson Arena.

McGowan, playing in her first game as an Eagle, was named Most Valuable Player of the game. She scored 15 points and was a force with which to be reckoned on the glass, hauling in 16 rebounds, including 10 offensively.

"It was a quite a debut (for McGowan)," said head coach Greg Todd. "We kept plugging and we're proud that we were able to come away with a win."

MSU Athletics

After honoring Allie Evans and Jessica Hall in the Eagles' annual senior day pregame ceremony, Morehead State concluded its 2017 season with a 3-0 loss to Ohio Valley Conference regular season champion Austin Peay on Saturday at Wetherby Gym.

The Eagles fell in three contested sets by score of 25-23, 25-20, and 25-18. Morehead State wrapped up the season with a 14-15 overall record and a 5-11 mark in the OVC. The Lady Governors improve to 27-5 on the season, moving to 14-2 in conference play.

MSU Athletics

Marist's football team outscored Morehead State 14-0 in the fourth quarter to get a come-from-behind 38-31 victory Saturday.

Marist, which snapped a four-game losing streak, improved to 4-7, 3-4 in the Pioneer Football League. Morehead State fell to 3-7, 2-5 in the PFL

"That was the story of the game, the fourth quarter," said head coach Rob Tenyer. "It was a good football game up to that point - going back-and-forth - seems like our consistency fell apart."

The health clinic on the campus of Morehead State University is not in any danger of closing. 

MSU President Dr. Jay Morgan says the clinic is one of many units being evaluated as the university is preparing a new strategic plan while anticipating the changes that come with performance based funding. 

Morgan says discontinuing student services has never been an option. 

Morehead State Public Radio will offer special programs Friday, Nov. 10 for the Veterans Day holiday.

At 9:30 a.m., “Noble Peacemakers.”  This Music and the Spoken Word special features "Who Are the Brave?" "Let There Be Peace on Earth,""A Tribute to the Armed Forces," and more.

“Getting Into Vietnam” will follow at 10 a.m. In the first episode of With Good Reason's new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians and veterans of the war explore the story of the draft - who it ensnared, who escaped, and the trauma it left on a generation of Americans. 

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November 9, 2017 -- Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die.

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Some of the region’s best and brightest high school students will participate in the 24th annual Mathematics, Physics and Advanced Technology Exploration (MPATE) Day at Morehead State University on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Juniors and seniors who excel in sciences will gather at MSU for a day of competition and fun with their peers from other schools, while expanding their educational horizons in those academic disciplines.

Road Trippers

Current and former members of the nation’s armed services can receive lodging discounts at Kentucky State Parks with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1, 2017, to Mar. 31, 2018.

Those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists, are eligible for the program.

“Kentucky State Parks are proud to offer this lodging discount to show our appreciation to the women and men who serve or who have served in uniform for our country,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said.

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Morehead State Public Radio will offer special programs Friday, Nov. 10 for the Veterans Day holiday.

At 9:30 a.m., “Noble Peacemakers.”  This Music and the Spoken Word special features "Who Are the Brave?" "Let There Be Peace on Earth,""A Tribute to the Armed Forces," and more.

“Getting Into Vietnam” will follow at 10 a.m. In the first episode of With Good Reason's new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians and veterans of the war explore the story of the draft - who it ensnared, who escaped, and the trauma it left on a generation of Americans.

Morehead State University

Morehead State University values and honors all the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces. MSU continues to take great pride in recognizing Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 10, as a celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

The official Veterans Day holiday is Saturday, Nov. 11.

At 11 a.m., a wreath ceremony will be held next to the Veterans Wall near the Rowan County Arts Center on Main Street.

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Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education’s new leadership institute for underrepresented minority faculty graduated its inaugural cohort last week during a council meeting at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

The purpose of the Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI) is to develop more campus leaders among early career, underrepresented minority faculty who aspire to leadership positions.

The cohort consisted of 19 faculty representing all eight of the state universities and seven colleges of Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

Beech Tree News Network

The recent cold snap experienced across Kentucky effectively ended the state’s worst outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in a decade.

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is a viral disease transmitted to deer by biting flies or midges. It does not affect people or pets, and outbreaks cease at the first frost, which kills the bugs.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Mary Beth Armstrong and James Hood, co-presidents of the Rowan County Education Association will host an informational meeting about Governor Bevin’s suggested pension reforms and their impact on teachers as well as other public service employees.

Kentucky Senator Steven West, who represents Rowan County, has agreed to attend the meeting as well as discuss some of the reforms plans that have been offered. 

The public meeting will be held at the Rowan County Middle School Cafeteria at 4:00p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

This show, patterned after some advice Shelley’s young son received, talks about the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, self-driving cars, regular walking, and a new shingles vaccine. We also discuss the problem of interpreting research on controversial issues such as e-cigarettes and the health effects of guns.

MSU Athletics

Four Morehead State Eagles scored in double figures, and the MSU men's basketball team used early and late scoring spurts to put away Cincinnati Christian 85-74 in an exhibition game at Johnson Arena Monday night.

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In accordance with the proclamation by United States President Donald Trump, and with respect for those who lost their lives in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Governor Matt Bevin has directed both American and state flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Nov. 9 to honor the victims and their families.

“I am heartbroken for the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas," said Gov. Bevin.

Philadelphia Media network

In 2016, more than 190 Kentuckians died from a drug overdose caused by a powerful prescription opioid three times stronger than morphine.

Many of those victims were service members or veterans.

The drug is Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride extended release), manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals and Endo Health Solutions, against who, Attorney General Andy Beshear today filed suit for violating state law and directly contributing to these as well as other opioid related deaths and overdoses in Kentucky.

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Painting and repairs on two I-64 bridges in Bath County will impact interstate traffic in the coming weeks.

Beginning Nov. 6, contractors will patch concrete and paint underneath the I-64 bridge over Slate Creek at the 120 mile marker just west of Owingsville. The left shoulder of I-64 in both directions will be closed for a week or longer, depending on weather.

Mountain Arts Center

Eastern Kentucky native and Nashville recording artist Kory Caudill will return home to perform with his band on Sunday, November 26 in the Willard and Lucy Kinzer Theater at the Mountain Arts Center.

Kory Caudill and Friends will be releasing a new Christmas album, titled “Christmas With Kory Caudill and Friends,” on Friday, November 10.

The concert will kick off the Christmas season at the MAC. Executive Director Clayton Case states that he couldn’t think of a better act to start the holiday entertainment.

MSU Athletics

Turning in its second highest aggregate score of the season, the nationally-ranked Morehead State Rifle team won its third straight home match, fourth match overall, and second of the weekend over UT Martin Sunday.

The Eagles bested the UTM Mixed Team 4621-4601. The UTM women scored a 4416.

With four of the five in the air rifle starting lineup at 580 or better, the Eagles shot their second best air score of the year at 2331. They totaled a 2290 in smallbore.

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Beth Reynolds and Ashley Adkins with the Morehead Young Professionals Association.

Introduction provided by Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce President, Jami Hornbuckle.

 

Thanks to Jamie Breeze, Tracy Williams, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.    

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