WMKY

Ellen Barnette

Reporter/Audio Engineer

            U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced the Protecting Moms and Infants Act on the Senate floor on Thursday.

            The act would put additional measures in place in order to reduce the number of opioid-dependent infants born.

            McMonnell sponsored the bi-partisan Protecting Our Infants Act in 2015, but says it’s now time to build on that success to better protect the most vulnerable among us…

           

         

    Ahead of the April 17th filing deadline, Kentucky’s Agriculture Commissioner has issued public service announcements urging Kentuckians to help fight hunger while filing their state inc​ome taxes.

Commissioner Ryan Quarles says Kentuckians can check line 33 on their income tax returns to donate part of their refund to the Farms to Food Banks Trust Fund…

   

MSU Theatre

The cast and crew of the Morehead State Theatre Department’s production of “Einstein’s Dreams” has been invited to perform at the Fringe Festival in Scotland later this year, and they’ve been working hard to make it happen. WMKY’s Ellen Barnette has the story…

Morehead State University

Some of Morehead State University's community took time Monday to reflect on the tragic events that took place on September 11th, 2001. Ellen Barnette has more...

 

The National Science Foundation has awarded Morehead State University with a large grant. MSPR's Ellen Barnette has the story...

kentucky.com

The Bluegrass community is mourning the loss of yet another of its heroes. Ellen Barnette has more...

The farmer's market is making an appearance on campus this summer. MSPR's Ellen Barnette has the story...

Prisoners at the Federal Correctional Institution  in Ashland, Kentucky are working alongside River Cities Harvest to help those in need by using their time to grow a garden. Ellen Barnette has more...