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Saturday 09/14/2019
Second half rally leads Eagles over KSU
Updated: September 14, 2019 - 11:02 pm

After falling behind 14-0 early in the first quarter, the Morehead State Football team ran away with a 73-34 victory over nearby foe Kentucky Christian thanks to a huge second-half effort on Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:45 pm. Updated: 11:02 pm.

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Late Goal Propels Wright State Over Soccer
Updated: September 14, 2019 - 1:21 pm

MOREHEAD, Ky. – After taking a 1-0 lead into halftime, the Morehead State Soccer team succumbed to Wright State, 2-1, on Friday evening at the MSU Recreation & Wellness Intramural Field.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:17 pm. Updated: 1:21 pm.

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Many Moons cycles through Morehead
Updated: September 14, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Saffron Miller
Saffron Miller sets under a canopy behind inventory of Many Moons at the Morehead State University bell tower on Wedsenday, September 11, 2019 in Morehead Ky. Photos by Nacogdoches Miller Nacogdoches Miller

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:29 pm. Updated: 1:44 pm.

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Being homesick led Carl Prust to tattooing
Updated: September 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Carl Prust
Carl Prust gives a tattoo at the Homesick Tattoo Company studio on September 12, 2019 in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Charlee Harmon. Charlee Harmon

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:50 am. Updated: 12:40 pm.

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Friday 09/13/2019
Rowan County Christmas raises a fork for a better cause
Updated: September 13, 2019 - 4:05 pm

Rowan County residents raised a fork for a better cause at the second Rowan County Christmas spaghetti dinner on September 12.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 13, 2019 4:02 pm. Updated: 4:05 pm.

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Calling on tradition
Updated: September 13, 2019 - 10:06 am

Square Dance
Dancers swing on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Rowan arts Center in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Marie Roberts / Trail Blazer Marie Roberts

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Friday, September 13, 2019 9:54 am. Updated: 10:06 am.

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Thursday 09/12/2019
Triplett valley trail project update
Updated: September 13, 2019 - 9:56 am

Morehead may soon have another trail blazing its way into existence.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:14 pm. Updated: 9:56 am.

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Professional watercolorist shares his art with students
Updated: September 12, 2019 - 1:25 pm

An online job search brought a professional watercolorist to Morehead State University, after honing his art in secret.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:14 pm. Updated: 1:25 pm.

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A handmade dulcimer brought Sarah Morgan to mountain music
Updated: September 12, 2019 - 2:19 pm

Square Dance
Sarah Kate Morgan performs on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Rowan arts Center in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Charlee Harmon / Trail Blazer Charlee Harmon

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:12 am. Updated: 2:19 pm.

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Honoring those lost
Updated: September 14, 2019 - 1:04 pm

9/11 Memorial
Morehead State University hosted a 9/11 memorial to honor those who lost their lives in that tragic event Wednesday, September 9, 2019 in Morehead, KY. Photo by Makayla Holder / Trail Blazer Makayla Holder

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:10 am. Updated: 1:04 pm.

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Wednesday 09/11/2019
Integrity above all
Updated: September 11, 2019 - 1:24 pm

All a newspaper can offer the public is its integrity, and when a mistake is made, transparency.

Posted in News, Opinion, Mobile on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:46 pm. Updated: 1:24 pm.

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Tuesday 09/10/2019
Overview of Monday's council meeting
Updated: September 11, 2019 - 11:18 am

Food truck ordinance changes and progress for a new city police station topped the agenda for the city council Monday.

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:48 pm. Updated: 11:18 am.

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Ken Stringfellow to perform in Morehead
Updated: September 11, 2019 - 11:45 am

Ken Stringfellow will be performing a stripped-down acoustic set at the Rowan County Arts Center on September 27. 

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:21 pm. Updated: 11:45 am.

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Monday 09/09/2019
Woodsheep celebrates roots with new album
Updated: September 10, 2019 - 5:42 pm

Old Time Pigeon
Album art for "Old Time Pigeon" Submitted by Andrew Preston

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Monday, September 9, 2019 8:57 pm. Updated: 5:42 pm.

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Sunday 09/08/2019
Carter County walk promotes discussion on suicide
Updated: September 09, 2019 - 3:31 pm

What started as a normal lunch break turned into a startling realization that brought about an annual event in Carter County.

Posted in News, Mobile on Sunday, September 8, 2019 10:33 pm. Updated: 3:31 pm.

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Concert raises awareness and money for children
Updated: September 08, 2019 - 12:31 am

Sunrise Fundraiser
Chris Knight performs for a fundraising event hosted by Sunrise Children's Services Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Morehead, Ky.. Photo by Celene Dorsey / The Trail Blazer Celene Dorsey

Posted in News, Life and arts, Media on Sunday, September 8, 2019 12:21 am. Updated: 12:31 am.

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Saturday 09/07/2019
Friends start a new chapter to promote women in STEM
Updated: September 08, 2019 - 2:45 pm

SWISE
The President of the Society of Women in Space Exploration, Rebecca Mikula poses for a photo on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, in Morehead, Kentucky. SWISE is the first women centered Science Technology Engineering and Math, STEM, club that has existed t Morehead State University. This international organization is working on decreasing the discrimination that women in STEM face while asl working to uplift the women of today and tomorrow. Photo by Makayla Holder / Trailblazer Makayla Holder

Posted in News, Life and arts, Media on Saturday, September 7, 2019 6:00 pm. Updated: 2:45 pm.

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Volleyball Eagles sweep Providence
Updated: September 07, 2019 - 4:52 pm

The Morehead State volleyball Eagles swept Providence College 3-0 during the Morehead State Eagle Challenge  

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, September 7, 2019 4:48 pm. Updated: 4:52 pm.

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Friday 09/06/2019
Soccer falls in double OT
Updated: September 06, 2019 - 11:38 pm

With four seconds remaining in the second golden-goal overtime period, Miami (Ohio) forward Lyda Bogdanovitch netted a breakaway goal to give the Redhawks a 2-1 victory over Morehead State Soccer on Friday evening at the MSU Recreation & Wellness Intramural Field.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, September 6, 2019 11:08 pm. Updated: 11:38 pm.

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Preserving the Fraley family tradition
Updated: September 09, 2019 - 7:36 pm

Posted in Life and arts, Mobile, News on Friday, September 6, 2019 6:28 pm. Updated: 7:36 pm.

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Thursday 09/05/2019
Dress code at the recreation center
Updated: September 06, 2019 - 9:27 am

Posters around Morehead State University’s Recreation and Wellness Center have raised questions about the center’s dress code policy. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:01 pm. Updated: 9:27 am.

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Seniors get "wicket" at croquet tournament
Updated: September 05, 2019 - 9:26 pm

The senior games in Morehead got a little "wicket" Thursday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:34 pm. Updated: 9:26 pm.

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Meghan Bryant was lured by tradition
Updated: September 05, 2019 - 9:31 pm

A love for her native mountain music has lured an established fiddle player to Morehead State to study at the only university in Kentucky that has a degree in traditional music.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:22 pm. Updated: 9:31 pm.

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Wednesday 09/04/2019
Faculty art gallery presents students with an opportunity
Updated: September 04, 2019 - 7:42 pm

Faculty Art
Members of the community observe and interact with exhibits and artists during the faculty art exhibit at the Golding-Yang Art gallery in the Claypool Young Art building on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Elle Howard Elle Howard

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:41 pm. Updated: 7:42 pm.

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Tuesday 09/03/2019
MSU's Student Government works with Fleming County High School
Posted: September 03, 2019

Fleming County High School’s Student Council began collaborating with Morehead State University’s Student Government Association in the fall of 2018.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:18 pm.

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Monday 09/02/2019
Historic Sardis church reborn
Updated: September 09, 2019 - 6:27 pm

A fire left nothing behind when it razed a 170-year-old church to the ground in 2016, but it didn’t take the memories of those who laid its foundation to those who carry on its tradition. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Monday, September 2, 2019 7:29 pm. Updated: 6:27 pm.

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Alternative process photography in a digital age
Updated: September 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm

While many people seek to get away from old technology and methods, I often get the most enjoyment from them. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Opinion, Mobile on Monday, September 2, 2019 11:42 am. Updated: 12:02 pm.

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Sunday 09/01/2019
Soccer claws back for first win of 2019
Updated: September 01, 2019 - 8:03 pm

The 2019 Morehead State Soccer team etched itself in history with a 2-1 win over Akron on Sunday evening as the victory marked the program's first-ever victory on their new home field, the MSU Recreation & Wellness Intramural Field.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:53 pm. Updated: 8:03 pm.

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Friday 08/30/2019
MSU librarian brings his character to life
Updated: August 30, 2019 - 1:13 pm

A staff member of Morehead State’s Camden-Carroll Library has brought his books to life by creating life- sized and miniature versions of a fictional character from his books.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Friday, August 30, 2019 10:43 am. Updated: 1:13 pm.

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New student-only parking lot
Updated: August 30, 2019 - 1:41 pm

A new student-only parking lot is available behind the Claypool- Young Art building

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, August 30, 2019 10:30 am. Updated: 1:41 pm.

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Thursday 08/29/2019
Eagles crush Union in opener
Updated: August 29, 2019 - 11:19 pm

Morehead State sophomore quarterback Mark Pappas tossed for 236 yards and three scores in his first career start as he helped power the football Eagles to a 44-7 victory over Union (Ky.) on a picture-perfect Thursday evening at Jayne Stadium.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Thursday, August 29, 2019 9:50 pm. Updated: 11:19 pm.

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Wednesday 08/28/2019
Casting for opportunities
Updated: August 28, 2019 - 6:49 pm

Youth Bass Tournament
Head Coach Steve Caudill and Kendal Brown a senior at Rowan County Senior High School preapar to leave the dock on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Morehead, Ky. Photos by Nacogdoches Miller. Nacogdoches Miller

Posted in Life and arts, News, Sports, Mobile on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5:01 pm. Updated: 6:49 pm.

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First women-only recovery center opens in Morehead
Updated: August 28, 2019 - 4:26 pm

A new women-only addiction recovery center has opened in Morehead.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:01 pm. Updated: 4:26 pm.

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Tuesday 08/27/2019
Conquering fear through donation
Updated: August 28, 2019 - 8:38 am

Sara Finley took a leap of faith when she decided to face her fear by donating blood two years ago. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:23 pm. Updated: 8:38 am.

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Monday 08/26/2019
History at Haldeman
Updated: August 30, 2019 - 12:05 pm

The Haldeman/Hayes Crossing Community Center holds a special piece of history for people like Mari Johnson. But it goes farther than that. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, August 26, 2019 5:38 pm. Updated: 12:05 pm.

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Sunday 08/25/2019
Marty Brown headlines county fair
Updated: August 28, 2019 - 9:01 am

It was hearing his parents sing at a young age that got him into music, but it was his wife who tricked him into stardom.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:14 pm. Updated: 9:01 am.

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New brewhouse causes a buzz
Updated: September 06, 2019 - 9:25 am

Three long-time friends and beer connoisseurs have opened Morehead’s first and only brewhouse.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:25 am. Updated: 9:25 am.

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All aboard for the Morehead Model Train Show
Posted: August 25, 2019

Train Show
A close up shot shows the detail collectors put into their trains as a miniature conductor sets behind the window of a model at The Morehead Conference Center on Saturday August 24, 2019 in Morehead Ky. Photos by Nacogdoches Miller Nacogdoches Miller

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, August 25, 2019 8:00 am.

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Saturday 08/24/2019
Racing into open waters
Updated: August 24, 2019 - 7:42 pm

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:22 pm. Updated: 7:42 pm.

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MSU volleyball defeats Bellarmine
Updated: August 24, 2019 - 7:04 pm

 In the team's final tune-up prior to the 2019 season opener, Morehead State volleyball downed Bellarmine in an exhibition match Saturday. The Eagles defeated the Knights in four sets, dropping the first 25-19 before rattling off three straight set victories (25-17, 25-20, and 25-17).

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, August 24, 2019 6:38 pm. Updated: 7:04 pm.

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Tuesday 08/20/2019
Hemp research at MSU
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 1:54 pm

As Kentucky looks to find a replacement for tobacco as a cash crop, Morehead State University is aiding the endeavor with research on hemp.

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:38 pm. Updated: 1:54 pm.

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Monday 08/19/2019
Gallery: Images from summer interns
Posted: August 19, 2019

Members from the Trail Blazer staff completed internships across the state of Kentucky over the summer of 2019.

Posted in Gallery, Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, August 19, 2019 4:11 pm.

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Friday 06/14/2019
Family of Music, big and small
Updated: June 15, 2019 - 12:27 pm

Raymond McLain Big Family
Raymond McLain, the director of the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, talks about his part in an upcoming PBS broadcast about Bluegrass Music Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music in Morehead, Ky. Photos by Leigha Vivian Leigha Vivian

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Friday, June 14, 2019 3:46 pm. Updated: 12:27 pm.

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Saturday 05/25/2019
Eagles reach final, fall to Jacksonville State
Updated: May 25, 2019 - 8:59 pm

MARION, Ill. -- Morehead State baseball defeated Austin Peay 9-4 Saturday afternoon to reach the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship round for the second straight season, but ultimately it wasn't enough as MSU fell 10-3 to Jacksonville State in the title contest at Rent One Ballpark.

Posted in News, Sports, Media on Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:49 pm. Updated: 8:59 pm.

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Friday 05/24/2019
Eagles alive in OVC after Layne walk-off homer
Updated: May 24, 2019 - 9:18 am

MARION, Ill. -- Facing elimination in the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament, Morehead State junior Ryan Layne made sure his Eagles weren't taking an early two-and-out exit.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, May 24, 2019 9:00 am. Updated: 9:18 am.

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Wednesday 05/22/2019
Gallery: Rocky Adkins concedes primary race
Posted: May 22, 2019

Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rocky Adkins during the primary election on Tuesday May 21, 2019. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:46 am.

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Tuesday 05/21/2019
$82 million investment is bringing a greenhouse to Morehead
Updated: May 21, 2019 - 2:24 pm

An $82 million investment is bringing a greenhouse and jobs to Rowan County. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:54 am. Updated: 2:24 pm.

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Saturday 05/04/2019
Three MSU students earn scholarships for excellence in leadership and academics.
Updated: May 05, 2019 - 1:55 pm

Three MSU students earned Order of Omega scholarships for leadership abilities and academic performance. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:50 am. Updated: 1:55 pm. | Tags: Order Of Omega , Morehead State , Msu

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Friday 05/03/2019
Two MSU students accepted into space science internships
Updated: May 04, 2019 - 11:46 am

Two space systems engineering students who were accepted to internships with NASA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be working on new technology to be sent into space. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, May 3, 2019 7:17 pm. Updated: 11:46 am. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Nasa

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2019 edition of Inscape released along with award ceremony
Posted: May 03, 2019

Inscape, a staple at Morehead State since 1957, released the 2019 issue at the Golding-Yang Art Gallery on Thursday night. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, May 3, 2019 7:03 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Inscape , Art , Writing , Photography

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