Thank you to all candidates in the general election in Rowan County for their desire to serve the citizens of our communities.
We salute Rowan County veterans like Paul McKenzie, 92, who served during World War II in Germany in the 242 Infantry, Rainbow Division, and all other veterans who have served to protect our great country.
The festival celebrated its 20th year on the shores of Cave Run Lake last weekend. More than 3,200 students from more than 20 regional schools attended, as well as thousands from the public.
We salute the annual Morehead festival, the vendors and participants for another successful event. The 2018 festival had the second highest ticket sale since it started in 2011.
The Morehead couple and their business, Calico Patch Quilt Shop, will be featured in the Fall/Winter issue of Quilt Sampler® magazine, published by Better Homes & Gardens.
The latest Morehead State alumni to be inducted into the Alumni and Athletics Hall of Fame include Ronald Cartee, Julie Riffe, Kelly Wells, Nick Atzinger, David Hyland and Karen Lutes.
Caudill, a competitive fisherman, was recently named head coach of the Rowan County Vikings' first bass fishing team. To get involved by becoming a sponsor, contact the high school at 784-8956.
We salute James who was recognized recently at a highway dedication ceremony hosted by the Legion. The stretch of highway on US 60 east from Christy Creek to Big Perry will be named in honor of the U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
The new principal at Rowan County Senior High School has spent the past five years as an assistant there. Her familiarity with the school and students make her a great fit as she promotes academics.
We salute the recipients of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce awards. From graduates of the leadership academy to educator of the year and business beautification, among others, they are truly community minded.
The Rowan County grad has raised more than $50,000 for leukemia and aphasia research. He will compete in his first Ironman this November to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
About 20 Rowan County athletes made the trip to Richmond for the 2018 Special Olympic State Summer Games. They participated in aquatics, bocce ball, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer and track and field.
Kammy Rose, Janae Graham, Sarah Hallock and Erin Wilburn (MVP), along with Matthew Gagliano, Shane Taylor, Corey Binion and AJ Hacker (MVP) were selected in softball and baseball. Regional play starts this week.
This local servant is retiring after more than 28 years with the Morehead community recycling center. She also is a longtime supporter of the arts and agriculture in Rowan County.
The company will spend $66.5 million to build a new wooden barrel manufacturing plant, or cooperage, in the county while creating 220 new jobs. Construction should start in early 2019.
Morehead State hosted the first-ever Division I beach volleyball game in Kentucky last week. It was the season home opener for Coach Gordon and his team, on the newly dedicated Fazoli’s Breadstick Beach.
The committee, made up of advocates for child abuse victims and other concerned citizens, is committed to the idea that all children have the right to grow up free from abuse and neglect.
Congratulations to Rowan County girls basketball’s new head coach. The Morehead native brings a passion for sports and mentoring to the program. He was 6-2 during his eight-game stint as interim head coach last season.
Viewers from across the region and five other states visited the annual quilt show held last weekend. The event also featured nationally-known quilt and fabric designer Debbie Maddy.
Thousands of meals are being delivered to local food banks thanks to Rowan Fiscal Court. The county bought surplus food from FEMA to address hunger in the community. It was $5,000 well spent.
Tourism in Rowan County brought in 881 jobs and more than $70 million in revenue in 2016. Dozens celebrated the county's recognition as a Kentucky Economic Engine Award recipient from the state's travel industry association.
We salute the individual, business and professional winners in this year’s Readers’ Choice balloting by our readers. That support shows that your patrons appreciate your customer service.
The Rowan County Vikings defeated Bath County to become the 61st District basketball champs. They face Lewis County Thursday night in the first round of the regional tournament.
- Morehead man arrested
- Morehead woman dies in auto accident
- MSU Basketball: Leader of the Eagles
- Caudill wins clerk’s race
- Judge Maze indicted on three felony charges
- 10 indicted by grand jury
- White-Brown voted first female mayor
- New KY 211 intersection at US 60 opening set
- Community park declared surplus by school board
- Clark wins county’s highest seat