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Signup is open for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from foreign nations.

If you haven't already noticed the new signage at Rodburn Hollow Park, you need to check it out. Thanks to a grant from the District and Local Rotary Club, Friends of Rodburn, Morehead Tourism, and local citizens, Rodburn Hollow Park has some impressive new signage.

Sarah McClanahan of Grayson, a teacher at West Carter High School in Olive Hill, is bringing back lessons designed to engage and promote students’ understanding of Holocaust history from the nation’s leading Holocaust education conference this summer at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.


U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced on Monday that St. Claire HealthCare will receive $725,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program to support the use of medication-assisted treatment in …

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined the Commonwealth is fully compliant with REAL ID Act regulations following the pilot launch of new driver’s licenses, permits and IDs in Franklin and Woodford counties.

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is now taking applications for its next Academy class, scheduled to begin in May of 2020. This class will be a historic opportunity as it is the agency’s 100th Academy Class since the creation of KSP in 1948. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website …

Pathways, Inc. and the Tri-County Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (KY- ASAP) Local Board are partnering to offer Mental Health First Aid for Youth training, Thursday, Aug. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Rowan County Health Department, located at 730 West Main Street.

Diabetes Scams People with diabetes – especially seniors on Medicare – are prime targets for healthcare scams. Someone will call you on the phone, pretending to be from “the Government,” Medicare, or a fake diabetes association (like the phony “National Diabetes Association”).

This summer, The Kentucky Center hosted more than 250 eager, young artists from every region of the commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) took place at The University of Kentucky from June 23 to July 13. 

FLEMINGSBURG – Kenneth Macht has seen and done many things in his 86 years, but starry skies can still keep him up at night.

Mayor Laura White-Brown, left, swore in the Morehead Police Department’s first female officer in more than 30 years in Kris Cox Tuesday morning. Cox is an experienced law enforcement officer coming from the Kentucky State Police.

Interested in joining a family of more than 50 men and women dedicated to helping serve and protect the citizens of Morehead and Rowan County by serving as a firefighter and first responder?

The 8th annual Hoodlums in the Holler Car Show and Extravaganza was held on Saturday Aug. 10 at the Haldeman Community Center in downtown Haldeman.

The Morehead Theatre Guild will present the “hilarious, laugh-a-minute” comedy “The Savannah Sipping Society” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Friday, Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug.17 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24 at 7:…

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Two Morehead city employees were recognized on Monday night during City Council’s regular monthly session for their actions during heavy flooding in downtown a few weeks ago.


It may have taken a little longer than what many had hoped for, but the new splash pad on the west side of the city park is officially open and ready for play.

Morehead State University’s Office of Career Services invites employers and graduate programs to campus for the Fall Career and Internship Fair to recruit students and alumni for opportunities within their company or organization.


Rides, pageants, face painting, all kinds of food, drag racing and some of the most popular musicians in the region will be on hand later this month as the annual Rowan County Fair is set to kick off Wednesday, Aug. 21.

LAUREL COUNTY – Two more Laurel County men have been arrested in connection to a social media video showing a dog being abused that was widely shared last week.


After months of discussions and multiple entities working out a contract they all could agree to, the Laughlin Health Building on the campus of Morehead State University is now open and fully functioning as an indoor recreation center at no cost to the public.

Cars, fried bologna, live music and a Miss Hoodlum Contest await driving enthusiasts in Morehead this weekend.

Every day in Rowan County, 43 school buses transport almost 3,000 students on school buses to and from school. The bus drivers are on constant alert, though, watching for drivers in other vehicles who attempt to pass the school buses while loading and unloading students.

Like hundreds of thousands of other Kentuckians who require insulin for one reason or another, mother-of-three Jamison Rogers has had to make extreme sacrifices to be able to pay for the medicine she requires to live.

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Two teens from Laurel County have been arrested following an investigation into a video showing a dog being abused that was widely shared on social media Wednesday. The dog, which was found with multiple stab wounds later in the day by an East Bernstadt woman, died.

Two teens from Laurel County have been arrested, following an investigation into a social media video showing a dog being abused that was widely shared Wednesday. The dog was also found with multiple stab wounds later in the day by an East Bernstadt woman and the dog later died.

JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (AP) — A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, destroyed railroad tracks and forced the evacuation of a nearby mobile home park, authorities said.


More than 50 friends, family members, and firefighters gathered in Elliottville last Tuesday in memory of Josh Ferguson, as the main road running through the small town is now dedicated in his honor.

After over 20 years at the Olive Hill Police Department and more than two decades of work in other states and overseas, officer Dick Williams retired at the end of June at the age of 81.


A few details need clarification from a story last week about the retirement of Sandi Crisp from US Bank. Roy Caudill was not a son of Roger and Terry Caudill, only Jim and Don. Roy Caudill was a cousin of Roger Caudill. The Morehead News regrets the error.


Between 2006 and 2012, drug companies distributed 76 billion doses of prescription pain medicine, “enough pills to supply every adult and child in the country with 36 each year,” said Scott Higham, Sari Horwitz and Steven Rich’s recent report for The Washington Post.

Nine persons were indicted by a Rowan County grand jury on July 19.

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