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Challenger Center

Challenger Center announced Monday that Jacqueline Caudill, a middle school teacher in Viper, KY is the 2017 June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator Award winner. Named in honor of Challenger Center Founding Chair June Scobee Rodgers, the award recognizes an outstanding educator who understands the importance of STEM education and demonstrates a passion for teaching STEM subjects.

MSU Athletics

The Morehead State baseball team grabbed an early 8-0 lead, then watched as visiting Ohio scored 14 of the next 15 runs in the game, before rallying itself for six scores in the final two at-bats as the Eagles pulled out a 15-14 victory over the Bobcats Tuesday at Allen Field.

Men's Basketball inks James Baker of Meade County HS

May 3, 2017
MSU Athletics

James Baker, a 6-foot-7 forward from Meade County High School, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Morehead State men's basketball program.

Baker will be a freshman during the 2017-18 school year.

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Morehead State women's basketball has added to its incoming class of 2017, inking junior college transfer Tierra McGowan to a National Letter of Intent.

"We are thrilled to have Tierra join our family," said Eagles head coach Greg Todd. "She will bring a competitive nature every day that our fans will be excited to watch."

“We Put the Hospital in Hospitality” show

May 3, 2017

Our tribute to the airlines’ customer service record begins with irritating research using “intercept survey methodology”, gets unexpectedly confrontational when we discuss removing passengers from airplanes, veers to tragedy discussing economic differences in life expectancy, and ends with cigarette and soda taxes. It is hard to imagine this much stupidity in one hour, but Health Matters gives you more!

Tip: 5 or more blistering sunburns between ages 15 and 25 years raises your risk of melanoma by 80%. Learn, don’t burn!

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Morehead State Athletics

Four Morehead State football athletes have been named to the 2017 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Commonwealth Team.

May Money Tips for Students

May 3, 2017
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If you’re having trouble paying your student loans and other debts, you may be contacted by a debt collection agency.

Don’t try to dodge a collector. It’s in your best interest to work with the agency to work out a payment schedule so you can pay your debts and start to reestablish your credit.

Most collection agencies abide by the law, but you may be contacted by one that doesn’t. In that case, you should know your rights and responsibilities, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

Restaurant Row Construction Activity Increasing

May 3, 2017
Mountain Parkway Expansion

Crews recently began blasting and this week will begin moving excavated dirt and rock from near the Magoffin County Health Department to fill areas near the Burning Fork Bridge. Trucks will haul 20 to 25 loads of material per hour to the fill area, crossing US 460 (Parkway Drive) near St. Luke Catholic Church.

Morehead State Public Radio

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) earned a total of 11 awards in the professional and college divisions Saturday at the annual Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters (KAPB) awards in Lexington.

The awards were announced for both professional and college contests.

Richest of Rich Support Saving Estate Tax

May 1, 2017
Public News Service

More than 50 multi-millionaires have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump and Congress to abandon their attempts to abolish the federal estate tax, the only tax on inherited wealth in the U.S.

Chuck Collins, heir to the Oscar Mayer fortune and author of the book "Born on Third Base," points out the tax only applies to households with assets of more than $11 million.

He adds the tax was put in place 100 years ago to prevent the kind of inherited aristocracy the nation fought a revolutionary war over.

Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State women's basketball has officially welcomed its newest member, Erin Blaine, to its program for the 2017-18 season.

"Our staff is very excited to have Erin join our family," said Eagles head coach Greg Todd. "She brings a wealth of experience with her."

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“You can’t do everything, but you can do something.” That phrase served as the theme for Friday’s Child Abuse Awareness Summit in Northern Kentucky. Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky (CHNK) hosted the event in collaboration with three other child welfare organizations: DCCH Center for Children and Families (Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky), Holly Hill Children’s Services (California, Kentucky), and St. Joseph Orphanage (Cincinnati, Ohio).

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The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is teaming with the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County (MHHCC) to better document the shared histories of African Americans and Jews in that part of Western Kentucky.

Hopkinsville is one of the most racially diverse communities in the state. The African American community possesses a rich heritage that has had a deep impact on the culture of this area. In addition, Hopkinsville once had a thriving Jewish community.

Inscape to Host Anniversary Reception

May 1, 2017
Morehead State University

Inscape, Morehead State University’s literary and visual art publication, will host a 60th anniversary reception Thursday, May 4, 6:30 p.m. in the Claypool-Young Art Gallery.

There will be readings, visual art, and food.

Inscape is an annual MSU publication with a long history of cutting edge visual and literary art. Media and genres of work range from prose, poetry, short story, long narrative, nonfiction and creative essays to photography, printmaking, painting, design, drawing, digital art, mixed-media, pottery, and sculpture.

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Jeb Loy Nichols

Apr 28, 2017
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Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #103 (April 28 at 8:00 p.m.)

As a teenager, Jeb Loy Nichols made his way from Austin, Texas to New York, New York. In the Big Apple, punk rock took root and continued to be an influence even after Nichols had moved to London. In the U.K., the sounds of dub and lovers rock mixed with his already colorful palette, and Nichols collaborated with fellow genre chameleons like Neneh Cherry and the Slits' Ari Up.

The Odyssey Online

Host: Wayne D. Andrews, President, Morehead State University

Moderator: Jason Blanton

Guest: Dr. Jason Bentley

Topic:  Student Success

MSU Athletics

Freshman Cooper Collins opened with back-to-back rounds of 71 and closed with a 74 to finish even-par and tied for fourth to lead the Morehead State men's golf team at the 2017 OVC Championship at Robert Trent Jones at the Shoals.

Overall, the Eagles shot 26-over and tied for seventh. Morehead State posted 293-297-300 in the three round event.

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Junior Chelsea McManaway threw her fourth no-hitter of the year and struck out 13 as Morehead State softball downed East Tennessee State 1-0 in game one on Wednesday afternoon.

The Eagles fell 6-2 in game two.

With the split, Morehead State's record moves to 25-19 on the year, while ETSU moves to 22-21.

After not recording a strikeout in the first inning, McManaway (15-8, 1.67) proceeded to strike out 12 of the next 13 batters en route to striking out 13. The lone base runner was a walk to lead off the game.

Morehead State University

The annual aerospace industry day “IF Aerospace” was hosted by Morehead State University and the Innovation Network at the Morehead Conference Center on Wednesday, April 19. 

The idea behind the event is to bring aerospace companies in Kentucky together with state government and with research centers and universities to discuss the future of the aerospace industry in the Commonwealth.  Aerospace is the number one economic driver in the state, surpassing $10.8 billion in 2016.

‘Take Back Day’ slated for April 29

Apr 26, 2017
Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a “Take Back Day,” Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The event gives the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

MSU Athletics

Adrian "A.J." Hicks, a 6-foot-1 guard from Columbia State Community College has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Morehead State men's basketball program.

Hicks will be a junior during the 2017-18 school year.

Kentucky Patients Depend on Blood Donors

Apr 26, 2017
kybloodcenter.org

Blood transfusion are need by many Kentuckians.  Cancer patients, for instance, often require blood transfusions to help rebuild their blood supply during cancer treatments.  Trauma patients need blood immediately to get them stable.  Those with blood disorders like sickle cell anemia may also require transfusions, and organ transplants and other surgeries can’t happen unless blood is readily available.

BSCTC celebrates Earth Day

Apr 26, 2017
BSCTC

Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s (BSCTC) Human Services program and Community Garden held an Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 22 on its Prestonsburg campus.

Rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of volunteers and visitors to the celebration, which included demonstrations on how to make potting soil, recycling, battery recycling, small-scale gardening and other sustainable efforts to better take care of the earth.

Morehead State Athletics

Emanuel "Trell" Thompson, a 6-foot-4 guard from Southwest Mississippi Community College has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Morehead State men's basketball program.

Thompson will be a junior during the 2017-18 school year.

Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society will crisscross the Commonwealth to dedicate five historical markers in May.

Here is the schedule:

May 4, Walton CCC Camp Bean Ridge, 1 p.m., 30 School Road, Walton

Civilian Conservation Corps company 3541 opened in 1935 in Walton. The 200 men stationed there specialized in soil conservation. They trained local farmers in contour farming, crop rotation and strip cropping; planted trees; built fences; and developed farm management plans. They also provided relief during the 1937 Ohio River flood.

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its spring public auction of surplus and confiscated items May 1 at department headquarters in Frankfort.

Surplus auction items include Polarkraft and Alumacraft boats, Mercury boat motors, four-wheel-drive Chevy, Ford and Dodge trucks, a Case track-hoe, office equipment and more. Bidding on surplus items is open to everyone.

Softball's Kylie Holton named OVC Player of the Week

Apr 26, 2017
Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State softball junior Kylie Holton has been named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

Health Matters takes this opportunity to make fun of our co-medical host Shelley Irving during her bout with the shingles. Starting with chickenpox and shingles, we talk about salt in your diet, bats on your salad, the dangers of gray hair, and wearable sensors for your mother.

Tip: The American heart Association recommends you limit your salt to 1500 mg daily. This is hard to do.

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