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Sunday 01/19/2020
CoffeeTree Books holds fourth annual Sheep In
Updated: January 19, 2020 - 9:03 pm

Dozens of knitters and crocheters piled into CoffeeTree Books for their fourth annual Sheep In. It is a day-long event where attendees can win prizes, knit, get first call on limited knitting products and have dinner. It was a full event as all tickets were sold out prior to the Sheep In.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:42 pm. Updated: 9:03 pm.

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Thursday 01/16/2020
Education, pensions, and roads lead White's campaign
Updated: January 16, 2020 - 8:49 pm

Education, the pension system and roads were some of the key topics Republican Richard White talked about as his campaign kicked off a special election fundraiser at the Morehead Conference Center.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:12 pm. Updated: 8:49 pm.

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Wednesday 01/15/2020
McGrath and White talk trade war with China
Updated: January 15, 2020 - 6:43 pm

The impact of the trade war with China on the Kentucky lumber industry was the topic of a discussion for Amy McGrath and Ray White during one of her stops at the Harold-White Lumber Co. on Wednesday. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:30 pm. Updated: 6:43 pm.

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Saturday 01/11/2020
Morehead women come up short against EISU
Updated: January 11, 2020 - 7:58 pm

Senior forward Orlandra Humphries recorded her first-career double-double as the Morehead State Women's Basketball team saw a late comeback effort fall short in a 57-51 loss to Eastern Illinois in Ohio Valley Conference play on Saturday afternoon at Johnson Arena.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:53 pm. Updated: 7:58 pm.

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Men's Basketball Rallies Past Eastern Illinois
Updated: January 11, 2020 - 7:51 pm

Trailing throughout the contest, Morehead State's men's basketball team put together a 12-0 run in the final five-plus minutes and held off a pesky Eastern Illinois team in the final minute for a 69-66 Ohio Valley Conference victory at Johnson Arena Saturday.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:44 pm. Updated: 7:51 pm.

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Monday 12/16/2019
Thundering Herd stampedes Eagles
Updated: December 16, 2019 - 10:02 pm

Senior guard Djimon Henson saw a night with multiple season and career highs. But, a blazing hot Thundering Herd offense was ultimately too much to overcome as the Morehead State men's basketball team fell to Marshall, 89-62, Monday night at Johnson Arena.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Monday, December 16, 2019 10:01 pm. Updated: 10:02 pm.

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Monday 12/09/2019
James Colgan repurposed a California hobby into a Kentucky business
Updated: December 09, 2019 - 12:38 pm

James Colgan has found a way to repurpose his California hobbies into a jewelry-making business in Kentucky almost six years after living in three states across the country.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, December 9, 2019 8:00 am. Updated: 12:38 pm.

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Sunday 12/08/2019
Meth related drug arrests in Rowan County increase
Updated: December 09, 2019 - 1:25 pm

Methamphetamines continue to be a major problem in Morehead and across Eastern Kentucky.

Posted in News, Mobile on Sunday, December 8, 2019 2:00 pm. Updated: 1:25 pm.

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Morehead's Christmas parade restored by Fannin
Updated: December 08, 2019 - 1:30 pm

Jeff Fannin took it upon himself to restore Morehead’s Christmas parade nearly a decade ago.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, December 8, 2019 1:25 pm. Updated: 1:30 pm.

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Saturday 12/07/2019
Gallery of 2019 Christmas Parade
Posted: December 07, 2019

The annual Christmas Parade took place Friday, December 6 on Main Street in Morehead. Below is a gallery by Sarah Mitchell.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:05 pm.

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Hometown Holiday celebrates 20 years
Updated: December 07, 2019 - 10:06 pm

For two decades Morehead has celebrated Hometown Holidays.

Posted in Gallery, Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:12 pm. Updated: 10:06 pm.

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Friday 12/06/2019
Performance-based funding discussed at Board of Regents
Posted: December 06, 2019

The Morehead State University Board of Regents met for its quarterly meeting Thursday at the Adron Doran University Center.

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, December 6, 2019 10:34 am.

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Ashland's Festival of Trees grows
Updated: December 06, 2019 - 9:56 am

Over 16,000 people traveled to Ashland, Ky. to see the various exhibits and new category at Festival of Trees and Trains at the Paramount Arts Center.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, December 6, 2019 9:49 am. Updated: 9:56 am.

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Thursday 12/05/2019
Rowan Co. High to participate in inaugural parade
Updated: December 05, 2019 - 2:10 pm

The Rowan County Senior High School band will be featured in the inaugural parade in Frankfort for the first time since 1995.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:03 pm. Updated: 2:10 pm.

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$4,000 makerspace will be added to the Camden-Carroll Library
Updated: December 05, 2019 - 12:06 pm

The Morehead State University library plans to invest in a community accessible makerspace.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:21 am. Updated: 12:06 pm.

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Lighting up the Triplett Valley Trail
Posted: December 05, 2019

38 people braved 32-degree weather on Tuesday night for "Chew & Brew: Light up the Trail 2," an event created by Daniel Boone Rails to Trails.  

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:14 am.

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Wednesday 12/04/2019
Lori Dobson collects suitcases for foster children
Updated: December 04, 2019 - 8:34 pm

Lori Dobson created a program to collect suitcases for foster children.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:23 pm. Updated: 8:34 pm.

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Tuesday 12/03/2019
MSU lifts boil water advisory for some buildings
Updated: December 04, 2019 - 11:31 am

An email send by Administrative and Fiscal services said they lifted the advisory except for some of the buildings as of 9:00 a.m. Tuesday December 3. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:48 am. Updated: 11:31 am.

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Turkey Trot raises money for Helping Hands
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 10:00 pm

Before feasting on Thanksgiving turkey, over 500 people helped give back to the community in a 5k run.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:20 am. Updated: 10:00 pm.

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Monday 12/02/2019
Alumni Tower evacuates for circuitry repair
Posted: December 02, 2019

Alumni Tower residents evacuated the building Monday morning due to an issue with the circuitry controlling their power in the basement.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, December 2, 2019 3:46 pm.

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Update: Boil Water Advisory for Rowan Co.
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 12:01 pm

The following notice provided by the Morehead Utility Plant Board:

Posted in News, Mobile on Monday, December 2, 2019 10:39 am. Updated: 12:01 pm.

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Sunday 11/24/2019
Horse riding became a lifestyle for Reed
Updated: November 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm

Audrey Reed continued to pursue the competitive lifestyle of horse shows alongside her teammates despite an accident earlier in life.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:12 pm. Updated: 1:56 pm.

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Saturday 11/23/2019
Wildfire Designs opens in Morehead
Updated: November 23, 2019 - 2:47 pm

What started as a hobby, is now a dream for one woman and her husband.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:43 pm. Updated: 2:47 pm.

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Friday 11/22/2019
Women's Basketball Fights To End In Setback at No.13 Kentucky
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 3:41 pm

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Morehead State Women's Basketball team won the rebounding battle and saw three players crack double-figures in scoring before suffering a 79-54 setback against No. 13 Kentucky on Thursday evening at Memorial Coliseum. 

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, November 22, 2019 3:02 pm. Updated: 3:41 pm.

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"People are Animals, Too"
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 10:49 am

An invitation from a Morehead State University teacher brought guest speaker, Dr. Allison Thornton, all the way from Alabama to MSU. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, November 22, 2019 10:09 am. Updated: 10:49 am.

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Wednesday 11/20/2019
Stephanie Willoughby raises awareness for diabetes
Updated: November 20, 2019 - 12:33 pm

Stephanie Willoughby has used her love of pageants to bring awareness to diabetes, a disease which affects around 29 million Americans each year.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:00 pm. Updated: 12:33 pm.

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Fiscal Court Updates
Updated: November 20, 2019 - 12:03 pm

The Rowan County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to give a one-time funding of $10,000 each for the four local fire departments Morehead, Farmers, Elliottville and Haldeman.   

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:18 am. Updated: 12:03 pm.

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Saturday 11/16/2019
Students get into the holiday spirit with ornament decorating
Updated: November 16, 2019 - 8:06 pm

Morehead State University students were in the holiday spirit at an ornament decorating party on Friday night. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:48 pm. Updated: 8:06 pm.

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Tenth Annual Masters Spelling Bee helps bring books to disadvantaged kids
Updated: November 16, 2019 - 7:54 pm

Master spellers of Morehead tested their skills as they competed to give books to disadvantaged children at the tenth annual event on Friday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, November 16, 2019 12:21 pm. Updated: 7:54 pm.

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Women's Basketball Turns Over Hatters But Has Comeback Fall Short
Updated: November 18, 2019 - 7:27 pm

MOREHEAD, Ky. – Despite a defensive effort that caused 34 turnovers and produced 13 steals, the Morehead State Women's Basketball team fell to Stetson, 58-55, in the opening game of the Eagle Invitational Presented by Downtown BP of Morehead at Johnson Arena on Friday evening. 

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:54 am. Updated: 7:27 pm.

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Friday 11/15/2019
Unifying high schools in Kentucky
Updated: November 15, 2019 - 2:49 pm

East Carter High School and Special Olympics Kentucky hosted seven other regional high schools Friday at the Morehead Conference Center to encourage them to become Unified Champion Schools.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, November 15, 2019 2:11 pm. Updated: 2:49 pm.

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Thursday 11/14/2019
Teaching brings Dr. Brock home
Updated: November 14, 2019 - 8:45 pm

One Morehead State University professor found her way back home with the same profession that made her leave the area.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:25 am. Updated: 8:45 pm.

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Learning ethics in the medical field
Updated: November 14, 2019 - 11:29 am

Learning and thinking about ethical concerns within the medial field is what two students are doing in the philosophy internship program with St. Claire HealthCare.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:58 am. Updated: 11:29 am.

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Wednesday 11/13/2019
A gathering of singers: Morehead State University’s choral festival
Updated: November 13, 2019 - 5:41 pm

Over 300 high school students from across Kentucky and parts of Ohio came together for Morehead State University’s 60th annual Choral Festival for High School Singers.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:42 pm. Updated: 5:41 pm.

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Tuesday 11/12/2019
"This is My Heart for You" takes the stage
Updated: November 12, 2019 - 1:49 pm

Exploring the conflict between traditional Appalachian culture and the LGBT community will be the theme of the most recent production at Morehead State University.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:17 am. Updated: 1:49 pm.

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Monday 11/11/2019
Alexa Potts excels on and off the range
Updated: November 11, 2019 - 5:20 pm

A quiet bang. The smell of gun powder. The sound of a bolt racking a new bullet into place.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Sports, Mobile on Monday, November 11, 2019 2:47 pm. Updated: 5:20 pm.

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Kris Cox and her journey to the Morehead Police Department
Updated: November 11, 2019 - 2:04 pm

Kris Cox joined the Morehead City Police Department as the first female cop on the force in the last 30 years. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, November 11, 2019 8:00 am. Updated: 2:04 pm.

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Sunday 11/10/2019
Taxidermy and guitars: Elijah Boone works to make his dreams come true.
Updated: November 11, 2019 - 6:45 pm

Among playing guitar and fiddle, singing and owning his own taxidermy studio, this Morehead State University student writes his own original music just for social media.

Posted in Music, News, Mobile on Sunday, November 10, 2019 10:00 am. Updated: 6:45 pm.

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Finding responsibility and purpose through volunteering
Updated: November 10, 2019 - 5:09 pm

Inmates at the Rowan County Detention Center volunteer at the Tri-County Animal Shelter. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:00 am. Updated: 5:09 pm.

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Saturday 11/09/2019
Truetones perform at CoffeeTree Books
Updated: November 09, 2019 - 11:20 pm

A highly educated barbershop group took stage at CoffeeTree Books.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, November 9, 2019 10:59 pm. Updated: 11:20 pm.

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Sparking interest for girls in STEM
Updated: November 13, 2019 - 2:25 pm

Girls in Engineering Math and Science (GEMS) return to Morehead to host their fifteenth annual event.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Saturday, November 9, 2019 3:15 pm. Updated: 2:25 pm.

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Allyson Cox Taylor speaks about human trafficking
Posted: November 09, 2019

The National Human Trafficking Hotline has had over 34,000 reports in the United States over the last twelve years, 490 of which were cases in Kentucky.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:16 pm.

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Friday 11/08/2019
Morehead State volleyball keeps OVC lead alive
Updated: November 08, 2019 - 9:20 pm

Looking to extend upon it's Ohio Valley Conference-leading home record, Morehead State (20-6, 11-2 OVC) defended its nest Friday, defeating Tennessee Tech (10-16, 6-7) in four sets. The Eagles downed the Golden Eagles by scores of 20-25, 25-21, 25-23, and 25-23.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, November 8, 2019 9:16 pm. Updated: 9:20 pm.

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Gordon is Morehead State's winningest coach
Updated: November 08, 2019 - 8:53 pm

With Morehead State volleyball's win over Tennessee Tech Friday, head coach Jaime Gordon has surpassed former Morehead State baseball head coach Steve Hamilton to become the winningest head coach in Morehead State University's history.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, November 8, 2019 8:50 pm. Updated: 8:53 pm.

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Dreaming of snow: Sean Corbin shares his poetry
Updated: November 08, 2019 - 2:52 pm

Morehead State University alum Sean Corbin’s first poetry reading drew a good crowd to Coffee Tree Books in Morehead Thursday evening.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, November 8, 2019 2:20 pm. Updated: 2:52 pm.

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Thursday 11/07/2019
Handmade dreams at Renee's Bridal
Posted: November 07, 2019

MT. STERLING Renee Cunningham went from working out of the trunk of her car to designing luxurious wedding dresses fit for any bride at Renee's Bridal. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:57 pm.

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Wednesday 11/06/2019
SGA helps family in need
Updated: November 08, 2019 - 1:59 am

The Student Government Association passed a bill to give money to a family in need and discussed a partnership beginning this weekend with Morehead Cinemas 6.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:41 pm. Updated: 1:59 am.

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Cheering from Japan to Kentucky
Updated: November 06, 2019 - 2:27 pm

A love for her favorite sport brought her from Japan to the United States, specifically to Morehead State University.  

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:38 am. Updated: 2:27 pm.

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MSU men win opener in double OT
Updated: November 06, 2019 - 10:13 am

Morehead State men's basketball picked up a gut-check victory in the first game out in the 2019-20 season as the Eagles outlasted visiting Samford 90-86 in double overtime at Johnson Arena Tuesday.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:51 am. Updated: 10:13 am.

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Tuesday 11/05/2019
Beshear declares victory in race for governor
Updated: November 05, 2019 - 10:51 pm

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear declared victory over incumbent Republican Matt Bevin Tuesday for governor, in a race that brought the president and vice president into the state for the last couple days of the campaign. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:29 pm. Updated: 10:51 pm.

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