Summit Post

A Martin County man will pay nearly $8,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to multiple counts of illegal guide activities and taking elk.

Byron Delong, 24, of Pilgrim, Ky., pleaded guilty Monday in Martin District Court to guiding elk hunters without a commercial guide’s license, assisting an elk hunter to hunt over bait, and assisting an elk hunter with an At-Large Elk Permit to hunt in a Limited Entry Area.

Javon Jackson

Mar 31, 2017
PDX Jazz

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #160 (April 2 at 8:00 p.m.)

Tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson came into international prominence touring and recording with the legendary drummer Art Blakey as a member of his band, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.

Morehead State University

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

Moderator: Jason Blanton

Guests: Dr. Michael Henson, Dr. Tim Thornberry, Taylor Zumwalt

Topic:  MSU Undergraduate Research

Alligator Records

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio – Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio (Alligator)

Bobby Rush – Porcupine Meat (Rounder)

Lil’ Ed & Blues Imperials – The Big Sound (Alligator)

Mississippi Heat – Cab Driving Man (Delmark)

Ronnie Baker Brooks – Times Have Changed (Provogue)

Delbert McClinton & Self Made Men – Prick Of The Litter (Thirty Tigers)

Lurrie Bell – Can’t Shake This Feeling (Delmark)

Caroline Herring

Mar 30, 2017
Tom Fahey

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #99 (March 31 at 8:00 p.m.)

Contemporary folk singer/songwriter Caroline Herring was raised in a musical family in Canton, MS. Her father played guitar and her mother played piano. Naturally, her parents had her take piano lessons, but she eventually became more interested in guitar and the chance to sing her own songs.

MSU Athletics

One thing is certain - the Morehead State baseball team will be in either second place in the OVC or could even be in first place after this weekend's action. That's because MSU is on its league bye weekend, and at 8-1, its conference record will stay put as the Eagles host Atlantic 10 foe Massachusetts for a three-game set at Allen Field.

Game one is set for Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with Saturday's action at 2 p.m. and Sunday's series finale at 1 p.m. All three games can be viewed live on the OVC Digital Network.

"We extend our congratulations to Dr. Morgan and the Morehead State University Board of Regents.  Jay brings to Morehead a broad array of experience from his service as provost at Murray and prior experience as a faculty member,” said Bob King, CPE President.

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Board of Regents has announced on March 29 the hiring of Dr. Joseph A. (Jay) Morgan as the institution’s 14th president, after a national search.

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present three free concerts at three churches across the state.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at Shively Baptist Church, 1599 Sadie Lane, Louisville

Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at Parkway Baptist Church, 2580 Springfield Road, Bardstown

Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 pm at First Baptist Church, 123 East Main Street, Morehead


Make plans to bring your family to a Kentucky State Resort Park for the annual Easter buffet on April 16 for a great meal.

The menu at the resort park restaurants includes roast beef carved on the line; baked country ham; catfish and hushpuppies; and a chef’s favorite entree selection. The meal will also include fresh fruit, a cheese bar, garden vegetables, salad, and desserts.

The price for adults is $19.50, and children (12 and under) are $9.50, not including tax. The price includes a beverage. The buffet will be served starting at 11 a.m.

Kentucky Attorney General's Office

Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Council of Churches today announced a statewide partnership to prevent child abuse and scams targeting seniors.

With the collaboration, the Council will provide warning signs of child abuse and scam prevention information to its 1,100 member churches statewide.

Beshear and the Council share a common mission – to better protect some of the state’s most vulnerable populations: children and seniors.


 If you’re planning to enjoy the outdoors this year and go camping, make sure to try out a Kentucky State Park campground.


The parks have 30 campgrounds across the state. To help kickoff the camping season, the state parks will hold its annual “Camper Appreciation Weekend” on April 28-30, when campers can get two nights for the price of one.


Another camping discount offered during April is a two nights for the price of one Sunday through Thursday nights. Guests should use the discount code “Spring2017” when making online reservations to get the discount.

Morehead State Athletics

Sophomore Niko Hulsizer launched three home runs and drove in nearly half of Morehead State's 13 runs Tuesday, and senior pitcher 

Softball's Allison Rager Named OVC Player of the Week

Mar 29, 2017
Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State softball sophomore Allison Rager has been named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

Report: More Investment Needed in Water Infrastructure

Mar 27, 2017
Public News Service

A new report from the Value of Water Campaign outlines the major economic impact investments in the nation's water infrastructure could have.

Many of the country's water and wastewater treatment equipment and systems have been in place for more than a century, and the report shows Kentucky is in the region with the greatest needs. Radhika Fox, director of the Value of Water Campaign, said investments are meeting only a third of the nation's needs.

ER Use Remains Steady in Kentucky

Mar 27, 2017
Public News Service

One of the projected benefits of the Affordable Care Act was a decreased demand on emergency rooms in states like Kentucky. But three years after the ACA was implemented, the number of visits remains generally the same.

That is according to a new report from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. While their findings may be disappointing to some, Ben Chandler, president and CEO of the Foundation, said old habits can die hard.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

The Council on Postsecondary Education is pleased to announce the first cohort of faculty for the Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI). The purpose of ALDI is to create a professional learning community of early career, underrepresented minority faculty who are interested in future administrative leadership positions.

Campus provosts nominated candidates for the yearlong initiative based on the following criteria: fewer than seven years’ experience in the profession, demonstrated leadership ability, interest in advancement, and dedication to their teaching craft.

Morehead State Athletics

Trailing 2-0 in the seventh inning, Morehead State softball rallied for four runs in the top of the inning to down Murray State, 4-2, on Sunday afternoon.

In the first game, the Eagles fell, 5-1.

With the split, Morehead State's record moves to 18-9 overall and 2-2 in OVC play.

Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State sophomore Farah Abdulkarim set a school 5K record (14:24.12) at the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C. on Friday afternoon.

MSU Athletics

Sophomore Niko Hulsizer and senior Michael Patrick each homered twice and drove in six runs apiece to help the Mo

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional (SCR) is pleased to announce the addition of Alisha M. Clemons, APRN, to our medical staff. Clemons is seeing and accepting new patients at our Morehead Medical Specialists location.

Clemons received her Associate Degree of Nursing from Morehead State University and her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. Prior to becoming a family nurse practitioner, she worked as an RN for over seven years at Saint Joseph Mt. Sterling and Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

New Federal Law to Affect the 2018 Boating Season

Mar 27, 2017
National Park Service

The Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation is alerting boaters of a recent change in federal law regarding the registration and renewal process for vessels.

Beginning January 2018, boat owners will need to verify all Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) when renewing or applying for new registrations. All HIN registrations must be valid and formatted correctly in order to be compliant with the new law.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife

Spring turkey hunting is slipping into position before daybreak and sitting still as the sun eases over the hills.

It is breaking the silence with a call and getting a response that sends a shock of excitement down your spine. It is coaxing a love-struck gobbler closer and keeping your wits as it struts into range.

A Shroud of Thoughts

  • Stan Freberg Show
  • Adventures of Frank Buck  

Jeremy Davenport

Mar 24, 2017

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #159 (March 26 at 8:00 p.m.)

Jeremy Davenport is a vital part of the New Orleans music scene. With his original lyrics and music, Jeremy infuses his unique style and mood of storytelling creating not only a modern edge, but also the distinct feeling of a lifestyle reminiscent of a time when Jazz was at its peak of popularity.

He is known for his vocal and trumpet playing skills, as well as being a born entertainer. Davenport’s showing has tempted such performers as Sting, Paul McCartney, Harry Connick, Jr. and Diana Krall.

Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky State Parks announced today that it will look at alternative recreational uses for the 9-hole golf courses at Carter Caves State Resort Park and Kincaid Lake State Park.

The parks previously sought proposals for private businesses to manage the golf courses, but did not receive any responses.

As a result, the course at Carter Caves will close permanently April 2. The course at Kincaid Lake will remain open through Oct. 31, 2017.

Kentucky Craft History & Education Association

Kentucky master woodworker Terry Ratliff, of Martin, will demonstrate his craft at 6 p.m., April 13, at Lawrence County Public Library.

The program is part of the Kentucky Arts Council’s “Makings of a Master” traveling exhibit, which will be in Louisa through May 31. The library is at 102 W. Main St. in Louisa.

“Makings of a Master” contains seven display cases housing a variety of musical instruments, tools and artworks made by master tradition bearers, interpretive panels, display photos and quotes, along with a push-button video display.

Mark Erelli

Mar 23, 2017
Mad Mission Agency

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #98 (March 24 at 8:00 p.m.)

Americana singer/songwriter Mark Erelli appeared on the music scene in 1999 with an eponymous debut from Signature Sounds. Critics from Billboard to the Boston Herald sang the musician's praises, and the Kerrville New Folk Contest named him top dog in its competition.

Shelton Herald

Applications for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship are now available from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

The scholarship helps Kentuckians who have not yet earned an associate’s degree pay for training that leads to a certificate or credential in a high-demand workforce field.

For the 2017-18 academic year, the workforce fields are construction, health care, advanced manufacturing, transportation/logistics and business services/information technology.

Morehead State University

The Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission awarded a $15,000 Paula Nye Grant to Morehead State University’s Sustainability department to create a Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program.

“The Commissioners are impressed with the progress that Morehead is making in support of cycling infrastructure, education, and events,” said William Gorton III, KBBC chair. “We look forward to status reports related to progress and the success of your accomplishments.”