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Long Range Strategic Plan Consultant RFP

December 4, 2018 | 8:20 pm

Morehead-Rowan County EDC solicits Requests For Proposals to update the community Long Range Strategic and Economic Development Strategy. Please see 1999 existing plan and Request For Proposal for updating the existing plan in links below. Proposals due January 25, 2019. 1999 Comprehensive Plan Cover 0. 1999 LPG Contents-Lakeview Heights Comp Plan 1. 1999 LPG Introduction- […]

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A Request For Proposal For Personal Services Contract

November 20, 2018 | 3:30 pm

The Morehead-Rowan County Industrial Development Authority requests proposals for a personal service contract from qualified individuals to provide design and construction inspection services for an industrial access roadway approximately 2000 feet in length. See attached documents for details. Access Road Request For Proposal Industrial Access Road Project Map Call 606-784-5874 or email bhelton@edc-mmrc.com

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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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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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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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Morgan named 14th MSU President

March 30, 2017 | 7:05 pm

Morehead State University’s Board of Regents has announced on March 29 the hiring of Dr. Joseph A. (Jay) Morgan as the institution’s 14th president, after a national search. “Finding the most qualified person to be the right ‘fit’ to lead Morehead State University in the years ahead was the top priority for all of the […]

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IdeaFestival: Aerospace will take place at Morehead Conference Center April 18-19

March 24, 2017 | 4:14 pm

What: IF Aerospace Where: Morehead Conference Center Kentucky’s largest export industry is not tobacco, cars, car parts, or even bourbon. It’s AEROSPACE products! By now, you’ve probably heard about this. But did you know that this year Aerospace manufactured-parts exceeded $10 Billion Dollars?? It’s time for Kentucky’s aerospace industry, academic programs, and state government to […]

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Leadership Academy to construct dog park

February 20, 2017 | 2:17 pm

A much anticipated community dog park appears to finally have a home and someone to build it. The Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Academy made its proposal of a park to Morehead City Council during Monday’s monthly meeting. “We had a lot of conversation about projects that could benefit the city, and the one […]

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