March 4, 2013 — A new Dollar General store will be built on US 60 east, near Caskey's Jewelry and Pawn. The Kentucky Lodging and Development Company Inc., purchased the land from Jim and Vicki Smith for $120,000. This will be the fourth Dollar General store in Rowan County.
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Cave Run Symphony Orchestra premiers
The Morehead Hometown holidays started Saturday with the traditional tree lighting and local shopping, but ended with what could be the start of a classical musical era.
Morgan official arrested at courthouse
Federal law enforcement officers arrested Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley on Monday morning at his courthouse office in West Liberty.
Teacher features: Allison Slone
From as far back as Allison Slone can remember, she wanted to be a teacher.
MSU provost heading to statewide post in Louisiana
The University of Louisiana System announced Friday that Dr. Karla Hughes, academic vice president and provost at Morehead State University, takes office Jan. 6 as the UL System’s executive vice president and provost.
SOAR summit met with wait-and-see attitude
As organizers kicked off a mountain summit here to discuss ways to diversify the eastern Kentucky economy, the dominant sentiment seemed to be a mixture of skepticism and hope.
City, county under boil water advisory
All residents of Rowan and surrounding counties served by the water treatment plant operated by the Morehead Utility Plant Board are under a boil water advisory until further notice.
Sen. Blevins files for county judge-executive
In something of a political surprise, State Sen. Walter (Doc) Blevins of Morehead filed his candidacy papers Thursday for Rowan County judge-executive in the 2014 May primary.
City officials look ahead in work session
Members of City Council and other Morehead city officials joined last week to discuss potential future plans for the city.
Joy Brown, thinking big for a small town
Some may say that Morehead is a small town but this community includes big dreamers and thinkers. One of those is Joy Brown, executive director of the Morehead Tourism Commission.
County gets $13,250 judgment in jail roof case
A decision has finally been reached in Rowan County's case against All Weather Roofing Systems, LLC, of Winchester.
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