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Four years after losing the primary nomination to her by only by 23 votes, Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr. rebounded and defeated now-Republican incumbent Kim Davis for the seat as Rowan County Clerk last Tuesday during the General Election.


Former magistrate of District 4 Harry Clark will now sit four years atop Rowan County Fiscal Court as he was elected judge-executive last Tuesday during the General Election.


For the first time since the city’s incorporation in 1869, the city of Morehead will have a female mayor.


The American flag is a symbol of freedom, not just for this nation, but around the world.

The Rowan County Board of Education voted Monday in a special-called meeting to hire Packs + Walker company as construction manager for the multi-use facility project.

Voters in Rowan County were seeing blue all across the local election board last Tuesday as Democrats swept every local race, including the four magistrate seats up for grabs.

Polling equipment is returned to the Rowan County Clerk’s Office during the general election in Rowan County on Nov. 6. (Photo by Julianna Leach)


The Morehead Theatre Guild will present the final weekend of “Assassins” beginning Friday.

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Joshua Preece, 37, of Morehead, was taken into custody by the Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead at his residence at 599 Seas Branch Road.

FRANKFORT—There it was, tucked into the election returns in both the Sixth Congressional District race won by incumbent Republican Andy Barr.

FRANKFORT-There will be several new faces in the Kentucky House of Representatives – but the partisan balance didn’t change much at all after Tuesday’s elections.

Morehead State University and the Rowan County School District are co-sponsoring a luncheon to honor military veterans in the MSU family and throughout the community on Friday, Nov. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Academic-Athletic Center.

For the past 25 years, Morehead State University Opera has been providing unique and valuable stage experience for voice majors in MSU’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. This year, MSU’s talented students will provide an evening of waltzes and a few polkas courtesy of the popular oper…

The year was 1899 and the place was a bit north of London, England at the residence of Dr. Jack Seward. One young lady dies and another grows terribly ill. The culprit? A regal count that has recently moved into the Castle Carfax next door.

The Rowan County Veterans Foundation will present Veterans Day programs at local schools in honor of the holiday.

Ten persons were indicted by a Rowan County grand jury Oct. 19.


It's time once again to ask churches, businesses, and individuals in the community to participate in the preparation of Thanksgiving food baskets for those in need.

A Bath County grand jury has indicted Judge Beth Maze with two felony counts of forgery and one felony count of tampering with public records.

The Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for a new restaurant, Bluegrass BBQ. It is located at 178 E. Main Street, Morehead, beside Pasquales, in the former home of Bakery on Main. Call 780-9003 for information.

A proclamation declaring Adoption Awareness Month in Rowan County was signed Thursday, Nov. 1, by city and county officials. Employees with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, along with Ashley Adkins, assistant county attorney; Lincoln Caudill, deputy judge-executive; and Jim Tom Tr…


Elwood Caudill Jr. celebrates his win as Rowan County Clerk. He defeated incumbent Kim Davis. (Photo by Julianna Leach(


In a race that garnered nationwide attention, Democrat Elwood Caudill has defeated incumbent Kim Davis for Rowan County Clerk.

Anyone turning 65 with Medicare questions is invited to join local Medicare specialists at Rowan County Public Library on Friday, Nov. 9, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to learn what they need to know to make correct decisions for their individual situation. For information call Jean Hill at (9…

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