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The Rowan County Extension Office will be accepting applications for the 2019 YAIP (Youth Agricultural Incentives Program). Applications are available at Rowan County Extension Office, 600 W. Main Street, Morehead. Applications will be accepted beginning on Monday, Sept. 16, at 8 a.m. The de…

For the fifth straight year, residents of Life Care Center of Morehead and members of the staff were treated to a day of boating on Cave Run Lake, courtesy of Cave Run Marina. The staff says they’re very appreciative of the opportunity. (Photo by Stephanie Ockerman)


A regional favorite, the Morehead Arts & Eats Fest, will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street in Morehead.


Bandit, the Rowan County Sheriff Department’s K-9 drug officer, was recognized at Tuesday’s Rowan County Fiscal Court meeting for his dedication.


Public officials and citizens of the Morehead area have stepped up again to demonstrate their enthusiastic support of the Rowan Campus of Maysville Community & Technical College.

The mother of a 9-year-old boy who died after being swept away by flood waters in 2018 is suing the city of Morehead and the city’s housing authority.  

Incarceration and its effects throughout Appalachia will be the focus of “We the People” this Saturday, Sept. 14, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Morehead Conference Center.

The faculty and staff of Maysville Community & Technical College welcome former Morehead State University Vice President Keith Kappes who has joined MCTC’s advancement efforts as Community Relations Liaison.

Now into our fourth year, the Morehead History & Railroad Museum has been visited by over seven thousand guests representing 46 states and the District of Columbia as well as 19 foreign countries.

Paul Ostergard, former chief executive officer at Citicorp, once said, “A broad education in the arts helps give children a better understanding of their world. We need students who are culturally literate as well as math and science literate.”

It is the words of former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. that define and speak to the purpose of the Governor’s Scholars Program – “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”

“This is the beginning of an agricultural revolution,” said Max Hammond of the role that hemp will play in the future of Kentucky agriculture.


Twenty-two law enforcement dispatchers graduated two weeks ago from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

Morehead State’s Star Theater, located in the Space Science Center, will open for the season on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Pencils, pens, paper, glue sticks, rulers, pencil cases, crayons, markers, scissors as well as facial tissues and hand sanitizer. The cost of purchasing school supplies can be daunting for some families. The proprietors and staff of one local business, Back Alley Tattoos, decided to make it …

Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for July 2019. During July, Post 8 personnel issued 1,407 total citations.

Will Oldham is a songwriter and actor who lives in Louisville. Performing as himself, Palace Brothers, or Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Oldham has released more than 20 studio albums, along with EPs, singles, and music for film and television. As his book “Songs of Love and Horror” is released, he …

The Rowan County Cooperative Extension Service awards the Grace Crosthwaite Leadership award to a volunteer supporter of programs and activities of the University of Kentucky. The recognition is bestowed upon one volunteer each year.

Morehead State University’s Office of Alumni Relations and Development will co-host the J.B. Blakeman Memorial Golf Scramble with Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and Chi Omega Sorority on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Eagle Trace Golf Course.

Chris Knight is set to perform at Morehead Conference Center on Saturday, Sept. 7, in support of his upcoming record Almost Daylight, which is set for release on Oct. 11 via Thirty Tigers.

The Peeled Oak Christian Church will be hosting a revival Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m.

Kentucky State Police are investigating the assault of a man at a private campground at Cave Run Lake on July 29.

Morehead State University is certainly an important institution in Eastern Kentucky. It offers a high-quality education to its students, many hailing from rural communities with limited job prospects.

On Saturday, Sept. 7, the Maysville Community and Technical College Rowan Campus located at 400 Rocky Adkins Tech Drive will be hosting the annual Relay for Life of Rowan County. Survivor Registration will begin at 5 p.m. with the opening ceremony for the event beginning at 6 p.m.

The City of Morehead will host a public forum to discuss logging within the city limits on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 5 p.m., at the Morehead Conference Center. Both the Kentucky Division of Forestry and Division of Water will be on-hand to answer questions.

The Rowan County Emergency 911 notification system, Rave Smart 911, has recently received a programming upgrade to correct an issue with notifications.

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