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RCSHS, MES receive energy-efficiency award

October 24, 2017 | 3:26 pm

The Rowan County Board of Education celebrated Energy Awareness Month by honoring Rowan County Senior High School and McBrayer Elementary School with ENERGY STAR. The award was presented at Tuesday’s Board meeting by Kyle Johnson, Harshaw Trane education sustainability leader and Richard Pickering, Harshaw Trane vice president of finance. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) […]

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Disability employment recognized

October 24, 2017 | 3:17 pm

Mayor Jim Tom Trent signed a proclamation on Thursday, Oct. 5, in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. National Employment Awareness Month dates back to 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October to encourage employment of people with disabilities. This year’s theme is “Inclusion Drives Innovation,” and celebrates the contributions of workers […]

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Just Say Boo, Trick-or-Treat is next Tuesday

October 24, 2017 | 3:13 pm

Article Originally written by Brad Stacy It’s nearing the end of October which means anticipation is running rampant among area youth regarding upcoming Halloween festivities. Thousands will take to the streets of Rowan County next week hoping to fill their bag with goodies from community residents. Trick-or-Treat in Rowan County is set for Tuesday, Oct. […]

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Astronaut talks woodpeckers at space science lecture

August 2, 2017 | 3:54 pm

Photo taken by Megan Smedley Retired astronaut Don Thomas visited Morehead State University this week as part of the Go for Launch! camp hosted by the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics. On Wednesday, Thomas spoke to Space Science Center guests about his experiences on the 1995 space shuttle Discovery mission. From Cleveland, […]

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Lockegee Estates bringing 48 living units

July 6, 2017 | 7:23 pm

Article originally written by Brad Stacy A new housing development in southwest Morehead is expected to bring 48 living units to the area by the end of 2018. Steve Williams, with Southfork General Management, LLC, is bringing houses, duplexes, and townhouses to Lockegee Estates, located behind Save-A-Lot off KY 519. “I recognized there was a […]

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GADD Annual Meeting and MMRC Fishing Day Photos

July 6, 2017 | 7:06 pm

Photos from MMRC Annual Fishing Day- Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Thank you to all who participated! See you next year!

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Aerospace an Industry of Growth in Kentucky

April 27, 2017 | 2:46 pm

When most people hear the word aerospace it brings to mind enormous rockets firing upward from launch pads in places such as Florida or California. Aerospace brings to mind astronauts and space shuttles, moon landings, and amazing photographs that could never be captured within the confines of the Earth’s atmosphere. It is that, but it […]

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Kentucky to receive $10 million to fight drug epidemic

April 27, 2017 | 2:04 pm

Article originally published by Jonathan Greene In December when Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called it an important step in helping foster solutions for heartbreaking illnesses like addiction. Last week, the federal government took another important step in the fight against the drug epidemic by announcing $485 million […]

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3rd Annual KY Proud Expo to be held at Conference Center

April 14, 2017 | 3:20 pm

The 3rd Annual KY Proud Expo will be held at the Morehead Conference Center on Friday, April 14, 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with free admission to the public! Shop from local businesses that sell products ranging from woodworking, beer cheese, farm goods, candy, clothing, and much more! Below […]

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Northern Ireland mayor visits Morehead

April 14, 2017 | 1:46 pm

During a recent visit to Morehead, Mid-East Antrim Mayor Audrey Wales, who represents Morehead’s sister city of Bellymena, Northern Ireland, and her husband, Chris, saw some of the wonderful things that Morehead has to offer. This included live music from local talent at Pasquales, the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music and Harold White Lumber. Wales […]

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