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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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It's community first for the Riggsbys
Updated: November 07, 2019 - 12:12 pm

HALDEMAN A former military couple turned their soap making business into a central feature of the community. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:43 pm. Updated: 12:12 pm.

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Sunday 11/03/2019
Rifle Eagles sweep UT Martin
Updated: November 03, 2019 - 9:17 pm

The Morehead State Rifle team celebrated its senior day Sunday by completing a sweep of visiting UT Martin.

Posted in News, Sports, Media on Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:04 pm. Updated: 9:17 pm.

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Saturday 11/02/2019
MSU football fall to Dayton
Updated: November 02, 2019 - 6:43 pm

 In a contest that featured 1,037 total offensive yards combined by Morehead State and Dayton, the Eagle football team came up on the short end of a 49-35 contest to the Flyers at Jayne Stadium.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, November 2, 2019 6:39 pm. Updated: 6:43 pm.

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Moore helps teach his high school band to state finals
Updated: November 06, 2019 - 12:36 pm

His high school marching band hadn’t been to state in 27 years, but a Morehead State freshman helped get them to the top three in the finals over the over the weekend.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, November 2, 2019 12:47 pm. Updated: 12:36 pm.

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Echoes from the Courthouse: a Historical Documentary
Updated: November 02, 2019 - 12:05 am

The auditorium of the Rowan County Arts Center was standing room only Friday evening to hear the chaotic history of the former courthouse.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Saturday, November 2, 2019 12:00 am. Updated: 12:05 am.

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Friday 11/01/2019
MSU women use strong second half for the win.
Updated: November 01, 2019 - 11:13 pm

The Morehead State Women's Basketball team scored a 77-68 exhibition victory over Hillsdale (Mich.) on Friday evening at Johnson Arena.

Posted in News, Mobile, Sports on Friday, November 1, 2019 11:08 pm. Updated: 11:13 pm.

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Gallery: Just Say Boo To Drugs
Updated: November 01, 2019 - 3:57 pm

Children in Rowan County had a safe place to trick or treat away from the weather at "Just Say Boo To Drugs" Halloween night at the Laughlin Health Building on Morehead State's campus.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, November 1, 2019 3:50 pm. Updated: 3:57 pm.

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Thursday 10/31/2019
Art department screens Rocky Horror Picture Show
Updated: October 31, 2019 - 8:15 pm

Morehead State students did the time warp again Wednesday night for the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:34 pm. Updated: 8:15 pm.

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Wednesday 10/30/2019
Students learn about bats in a talk at the Camden Carroll Library
Updated: November 01, 2019 - 3:55 pm

Students learned the importance of bats during a talk at the Camden Carroll Library for Halloween.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:48 pm. Updated: 3:55 pm.

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Music from the hills
Updated: October 31, 2019 - 4:40 pm

The walls of the Rowan Arts Center echoed bluegrass, traditional and country music Wednesday as the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music performed its mid-semester show for family and friends. For one student, the experience was just the beginning of many to come. 

Posted in News, Gallery, Music, Mobile on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:53 pm. Updated: 4:40 pm.

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Woodstock comes to Morehead
Updated: October 31, 2019 - 8:06 pm

The music of the peace and love generation rocked the Morehead Conference Center Tuesday night as students and faculty of Morehead State University music department rocked their tribute to Woodstock’s 50th anniversary.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:39 pm. Updated: 8:06 pm.

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Tuesday 10/29/2019
Eagles use the post in KCU exhibition
Updated: October 29, 2019 - 11:14 pm

Morehead State men's basketball used the power of the paint and efficient ball movement Tuesday night to score a 86-47 exhibition victory over visiting Kentucky Christian at Johnson Arena.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:08 pm. Updated: 11:14 pm.

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Monday 10/28/2019
Sky Bridge reopens in the gorge after fire
Updated: October 28, 2019 - 9:38 pm

Sky Bridge recreation area of the Red River Gorge has been re-opened for day-use only after fires shut down the scenic cliff earlier last month.  

Posted in News, Mobile on Monday, October 28, 2019 7:25 pm. Updated: 9:38 pm.

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The superbowl of barbecue: 'The Jack'
Updated: October 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm

LYNCHBURG, TN The smell of smoke and tangy barbecue filled the air as Pitmaster Jason Boggess stood over the smoker just an hour away from the final turn-in. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 28, 2019 5:40 pm. Updated: 7:30 pm.

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The Beat of Morehead State University
Posted: October 28, 2019

The Baird Music Building was booming with activity during Morehead State University’s Percussion Ensemble concert Sunday afternoon.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Monday, October 28, 2019 5:19 pm.

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A Haldeman Halloween
Updated: October 28, 2019 - 1:21 pm

Laughter flooded the Haldeman Community Center Saturday as children and their families kicked off the Halloween season at the 10th annual Halloween fundraiser on Saturday.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Monday, October 28, 2019 12:55 pm. Updated: 1:21 pm.

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Saturday 10/26/2019
The felines of story time
Updated: October 26, 2019 - 7:05 pm

Meows and squeals of joy could be heard from CoffeeTree Books Saturday morning during Sunny’s Storytime.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:03 pm. Updated: 7:05 pm.

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Friday 10/25/2019
Morehead sweeps Eastern Illinois
Updated: October 25, 2019 - 8:23 pm

Returning home following a two-game road detour, Morehead State volleyball collected their shovels and went to work, sweeping Eastern Illinois Friday night. The Eagles (16-6, 7-2 OVC) downed the Panthers (2-19, 1-8 OVC) by scores of 25-15, 25-9, and 25-19.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, October 25, 2019 8:20 pm. Updated: 8:23 pm.

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MSU creates system for formal student complaints
Posted: October 25, 2019

Morehead State University created a centralized system for formal student complaints and has outlined the requirements.

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, October 25, 2019 4:35 pm.

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Thursday 10/24/2019
MSU budget adjusted for Alumni chiller
Updated: October 25, 2019 - 9:45 am

Morehead State University will spend $600,000 to replace a chiller and other necessary parts in Alumni Tower.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:09 pm. Updated: 9:45 am.

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SGA allocates $1,798 to various groups and creates a new diversity committee
Updated: October 25, 2019 - 4:14 pm

The Student Government Association passed eight bills totaling more than $1,000 to be allocated to various groups and activities.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:01 pm. Updated: 4:14 pm.

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Bluegrass music led Bradleigh Culp to the KCTM
Updated: October 25, 2019 - 9:27 pm

One girl would have never found the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music and a love for everything that comes with it if it were not for her mother.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:40 am. Updated: 9:27 pm.

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Wednesday 10/23/2019
Doves of Gateway honor those lost to domestic violence
Updated: October 23, 2019 - 8:24 pm

In the past year, 30 individuals have lost their lives due to domestic violence in Kentucky.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:16 pm. Updated: 8:24 pm.

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McCarson's favorite professor
Updated: October 24, 2019 - 8:16 pm

Danielle McCarson came to Morehead State University for the family atmosphere, and another reason she stayed was her favorite professor. 

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:22 pm. Updated: 8:16 pm.

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Freeland came for the job, stayed for the community
Updated: October 23, 2019 - 7:37 pm

One retired Morehead State University professor has published several books, including historical fiction, biographies and textbooks. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Media on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:41 pm. Updated: 7:37 pm.

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Drag as a story of self acceptance
Updated: October 24, 2019 - 10:52 am

A young drag performer shared his story Tuesday about self acceptance and his love for the art form.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:51 pm. Updated: 10:52 am.

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Former university employee indicted for fraudulent purchases
Updated: October 23, 2019 - 2:27 pm

A former Morehead State University employee has been indicted for allegedly using a University credit card to purchase more than $167-thousand dollars in merchandise, goods and services.

A Rowan County Grand Jury handed down the 12-count indictment on Friday which claims 51-year-old Sherri Ward made the fraudulent purchases between December 2017 and July of 2019.

Ward served as an Academic Specialist with the Department of Art and Design.  She was hired at the University in 2000.

According to the indictment, Ward also used a rubber stamp to forge the signature of a University professor, to request transfer of funds from the Morehead State University Foundation. The transfer amounts varied from just under $500 dollars to more than $11-thousand dollars over an 18-month period.  

She is charged with one count of fraudulent use of a credit card, which is a class C felony in this case, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.  Ward also faces 11 counts of second degree forgery, which is a Class D felony and punishable by up to 5 years.

Ward will appear in Rowan Circuit Court on January 17th for a status hearing.  

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:08 pm. Updated: 2:27 pm.

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