Chuck Mraz

News Director

Chuck Mraz has been an employee of MSPR (WMKY) since 1986. As News Director he recruits and trains employees for MSPR's News Department and supervises the morning operations of the station. Chuck hosts "Front Page," a local news and information show, "Monday Morning Quarterback," a sports discussion program and is the local news voice for inserts in NPR's "Morning Edition." He has received numerous state and national awards for his work in news and sports reporting.

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Morehead State’s Police Chief Matt Sparks expects things to go smoothly when hundreds of the university’s newest students hit campus Thursday for “Freshmen Move-in Day”.

Sparks says it takes a lot of pre-planning to make sure that traffic patterns work the way they should that day…but he adds the event has generally gone well during his five years as MSU’s top cop, outside of a few issues last year at one of the school’s landlocked dorms…


Morehead State University is looking at another record enrollment this year for first-time freshmen.

According to the school’s Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services, Jeffrey Liles, MSU expects 1700 newcomers to show up for the fall semester…up from last year’s total of 1649.

Liles says a lot of people on campus can take credit for the continued rise in freshmen enrollment…

With classes for the fall semester starting Thursday, the Rowan County School District is gearing-up for the expected traffic backups that will encircle its facilities.

Superintendent Marvin Moore and other district officials spent today talking about the situation with leaders of the Morehead Police Department, the Rowan Sheriff’s Department and the Kentucky State Police.

According to Moore, their assistance should help get the district’s traffic problem solved quickly…

Rowan Judge-Executive Jim Nickell says it’s a project that could bring a lot of jobs to his county.

He’s talking about a proposal that he recently received from Cave Run Energy LLC of Boulder, Colorado to build a hydroelectric power generating station at the Cave Run Lake Dam. It’s an idea that Nickell likes…

Rowan County’s Jailer is disappointed he’ll leave office next year without accomplishing one of his key goals.

When he retires after his current term ends, Don Hall says Rowan’s new 300-bed detention still won’t have been built.   The county and the State Department of Corrections are still in the planning stages for the project.

According to Hall, when he won re-election three years ago, he figured construction for the facility would be nearing its completion by this point in time…