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Tanner Boyd

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A Morehead State police officer who was involved in a serious motorcycle crash earlier this year is gradually getting back in the swing of things. MSPR's Tanner Boyd has the story...

Morehead State Public Radio

The Morehead Railroad and Historical Museum opened this past Saturday. MSPR's Tanner Boyd was there...

Feature: B-52 Exhibit

May 12, 2016
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has unveiled a new exhibit. MSPR's Tanner Boyd has more...

Downtown Morehead Incorporated recently held a downtown clean-up. MSPR's Tanner Boyd was there...

Many people tend to have their own traditions when it comes to the Kentucky Derby, and a former Morehead State University student is aiming to keep his alive in honor of his late brother. MSPR’s Tanner Boyd has the story…

Guy Huffman and Tim Holbrook

Former President Bill Clinton made a campaign stop at Morehead State University yesterday. MSPR's Tanner Boyd has the story...

Larry DeHart - Morehead News

The groundbreaking for the new Rowan campus of the Maysville Community and Technical College took place last week. MSPR's Tanner Boyd was there...

Kentucky's first Republican caucus took place over the weekend, and MSPR's Tanner Boyd brings us a report on the area's experience.

Some students at Morehead State University are getting some unique opportunities in the field of music and sound engineering.  Morehead State Public Radio’s Tanner Boyd has the story.

An annual workshop aimed at teaching students about photojournalism will be taking place in the Mason County community later this month.

The ‘Picture Kentucky Workshop Series’ will have participants aiming their lenses at residents and businesses to capture stories as a learning tool.  David Stephenson is in charge of the program.  He says there’s a lot more to the event than making photographs.

Thanks to a partnership between the University of Kentucky and a Georgetown mine, students are getting a rare opportunity to make some real noise in the industry. Tanner Boyd has more on the story…

The Morehead Arts and Eats Festival took place for the third straight year this past weekend. MSPR's Tanner Boyd tells us how it went...

  

Ohio Free Press

A Morehead city directive that prohibits the unauthorized carrying of firearms by city employees must be deleted from the city’s Safety and Loss Prevention Policy.

Morehead Councilman Glenn Teager says that’s what the city has been told by state officials who say the rule is in conflict with Kentucky law.

Teager says he’s baffled by the ruling.

Rowan County citizens can now officially expect to see a 4% hike in their property taxes.

The increase passed the Rowan School Board last night on a 3-to-2 vote.  Superintendent Marvin Moore says the move will create about 304,000 new dollars for the district, but it won’t end his school system financial issues…

AK Steel To Pay Penalty

Aug 22, 2013
AK Steel

AK Steel Corporation will pay a 1.65 million-dollar civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of air pollution laws that occurred at its now-closed coke plant in Ashland.

The Ashland Independent reports the announcement was released by the Department of Justice and The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday. As part of a settlement reached between the company, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the US Government, AK Steel will also spend at least 2 million-dollars on two projects to further reduce particulate matter emissions at its Ashland West Works facility.

Police Investigate Rowan Shooting

Aug 9, 2013

Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting that wounded one man in Rowan County. The incident took place around 3:30p.m. on Thursday (August 8) at a home on Dry Creek Road.

63 year old Craig Doscher has been arrested and charged with assault. The victim, 39 year old Jamie Minix, was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington and is listed as being in ‘critical condition.’ Police are investigating the incident and events leading to the confrontation.

Martin County High School Closed

Aug 2, 2013
Sheldon Clark High School - Martin County Schools

The doors of the only high school in Martin County will remain closed this school year.

WYMT reports the school board voted Thursday night to close Sheldon Clark HS after concerns were raised that nearby blasting was too dangerous. Officials say it was not an easy decision, and it is getting mixed reactions from people in the community. Hundreds of people came supporting their school and supporting their kids.