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MOREHEAD – The case of a Fleming County man charged with murder more than 10 years ago has been transferred to Division II of Rowan County Circuit Court with a new judge.


MOREHEAD – Dylan Lambert has taken over the role of Executive Secretary for Judge-Executive Harry Clark’s office.

Makda Mehari of Morehead has been named to the dean's list for the winter/spring term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.


Theresa “Terry” Caudill, seated, will turn 100 years old on Dec. 2. However, the staff of the VA Clinic, American Legion Post 126 and community members gathered on Tuesday to pay tribute to this U.S. Navy veteran. She received several letters from elected officials from local, state and fede…

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MOREHEAD – A joint city-county tourism commission is one step closer to reality as Rowan County Fiscal Court voted 5-0 on its first reading of the ordinance to establish the entity.

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Rowan County Clerk Elwood Caudill, Jr., reported on social media that his office received a fake $5 bill on Wednesday.

Modern gun seasons for deer in surrounding states open as soon as this weekend. It’s a good time for big game hunters traveling outside of Kentucky to review the rules on bringing their harvests home.

On Friday, Oct. 25, Fleming County High School’s Student Council held the first ever Kentucky Student Council Association Summit at Morehead State University.

The 2019-20 academic year is the busiest one yet for the St. Claire HealthCare Philosophy Internship program. The program will include two students in the fall semester and two in the spring.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, members of the Rowan County Middle School Speech Team traveled to Lexington to Henry Clay High School for the first speech tournament of the season.

Eagle Chevrolet-Buick-GMC invites the community to come to the dealership, located at 329 East Main Street, and test drive a new Chevrolet. For every valid test drive completed on Saturday, Nov. 16, Eagle will donate money to the Morehead City Parks & Recreation Youth Sports as part of t…

An online, unscientific poll by CNHI newspapers in 22 Midwest, Southern and Northeast states found almost half (45.58%) of the 1,832 respondents said they don’t plan to watch the open hearings that start Wednesday in the President Trump impeachment inquiry.

MOREHEAD – A joint tourism commission could come to fruition in the near future. City Council voted unanimously 6-0 to approve the first reading of an ordinance which would establish a joint city-county tourism commission.


MOREHEAD – Baskets full of Thanksgiving necessities for the needy will be available on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church. The church is located at 430 Fraley Drive (behind Northcutt and Son Funeral Home).

Kentuckians woke up Sunday morning to the twice-yearly ritual of changing their clocks and readjusting to the changing of time — "falling back," as the saying goes — with the resumption of standard time.

While the majority of the races Tuesday were far from close, just more than 5,000 votes separate Governor-elect Andy Beshear and current Governor Matt Bevin.


Members of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce met at Center for Health and Education Research (CHER) Thursday afternoon.

Jeff Parker, former member of both Dailey and Vincent and The Lonesome River Band along with his band, Jeff Parker & Company, will be at Years of Farming Bluegrass Show on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at Double S Entertainment 150 Foster Street, Flemingsburg.

The 2019 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections started Nov. 4, when ballots were mailed to eligible voters. The deadline to return the ballots to local FSA offices, or to be postmarked, is Dec. 2.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2019) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes today received a written recanvass request from Governor Matt Bevin. The request seeks a recanvass of all precincts in all Kentucky counties. Unofficial vote totals currently show Bevin with a 5,189-vote deficit to hi…

The Appalachian Veteran Project and Cave Run Area Habitat for Humanity are inviting all veterans and their families to a Thank-our-Veterans-Dinner this Saturday.

A full house was present last Thursday evening for the premiere showing of “Echoes from the Hallways of the Historic Old Rowan County Courthouse” at the Rowan County Arts Center. The Arts Center is the former Rowan County Courthouse, which was featured in the film. Harvey Pennington, former …


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice recently awarded more than $1.7 million to bolster school security. The monies were distributed, in part, to the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC), which includes Rowan County.


With a governor’s race too close to call by 8:35 p.m., here are the unofficial vote totals in Rowan County in the 2019 general election:

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