The City of Morehead is hosting its first ever 10K through the city.

City officials are encouraging everyone to walk, run, jog, or push strollers through the 6.2 miles downtown course on Saturday, Sept. 28, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Laughlin Health Building on the campus of Morehead State University.

All participants will receive a race shirt and finisher medal.

There is a three-hour time limit to complete the course.

Music, food, and other festivities will be set up at the start/finish as well as along the court.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the local God’s Food Pantry Distribution.

To sign up, visit

Cost is $45.

Actions from new business during the regularly scheduled Morehead City Council meeting Monday night included approving:

• The first reading an ordinances setting the 2018 real and personal property tax rates, along with the motor vehicle and tax rate using the compensating rate. Compensating rate generates approximately the same revenue as the previous year, exclusive of new property.

• A resolution to apply for the 2019 Kentucky Community Development Block Grant regarding the Morehead Inspiration Center.

• A resolution declaring as surplus a 2002 Ford F250 and bed slide from the Morehead Fire Department.

• A resolution declaring as surplus a 2005 Ford F150 from the Public Works Department.

• Approving a quote to purchase an asphalt hot box for Public Works at $18,225.

All things city government such as meeting videos, agendas, and more details on discussed ordinances can be viewed at

Brad Stacy can be reached at or by telephone at 784-4116.

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