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Feature: Sardis Church Rebuilt

Sep 20, 2018
Julianna Leach

A 19th century church in Rowan County has been rebuilt. Trail Blazer Managing Editor Julianna Leach has the story...

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance opens an exciting 2018-19 theatrical season with an extraordinary tale of a tragic true-life adventure.

MSU’s talented students and faculty will present “Terra Nova” from Sept. 27 through Sept. 30, and Oct. 4 through Oct. 7, at the Lucille Caudill Little Theatre.

Warner Brothers

September 20, 2018 -- Sylvester J. Pussycat Sr., usually called Sylvester, is a fictional character, a three-time Academy Award-winning anthropomorphic, 40, 50, or 60-Inch tall Tuxedo cat in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.

Senate Opioids Bill Takes Aim At Fentanyl Imports

Sep 19, 2018

The U.S. Senate has approved a bipartisan package to address the nation’s opioid crisis with more resources for addiction treatment and recovery and an emphasis on stopping the flow of the the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl.

The University of Kentucky recently made headlines when it reported a double-digit drop in the number of black freshmen enrolled at the school; from 420 in 2017 to 370 this fall.  It’s a trend that school officials pledge to reverse.  The new numbers belie a long-term increase in diversity, particularly when it comes to the med school student body. That’s a subject for this week’s edition of Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.

Supreme Court of Kentucky

There will be several ways for the public to view oral arguments when the Supreme Court of Kentucky hears the state employee pension case at 10 a.m. ET Thursday, Sept. 20.

The case is Matthew G. Bevin, In His Official Capacity as Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Et Al. V. Commonwealth of Kentucky Ex Rel. Andy Beshear, Attorney General, Et Al.

Morehead State University

Morehead State University has opened plenty of doors to opportunities for Eagles through its excellent academic programs and resources geared toward student success.

This fall, future Eagles will get a glimpse of what the authentic MSU experience is like through MSU Open House events.

MSU’s Office of Enrollment Services will host Open House programs on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Nov. 3, in Button Auditorium on Morehead campus.

Pinterest

The public is invited to a regional community forum Friday, Sept. 21, in Salyersville to discuss improving outcomes for Kentucky children and families involved in the state foster care system.

Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in the region are hosting the forum. The forum will take place from 1:30-3 p.m. ET at the Magoffin County Extension Office at 15 Rockhouse Road.

Kentucky State Parks

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District announces that it will hold a 50th Anniversary celebration, Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Grayson Lake Dam Site Recreation Area from 1-5p.m.

This is a free event and open to the public with family and children activities and local entertainment. It will also include several prominent speakers and the establishment of a time capsule that will be opened on the dam’s 100th anniversary.

MSU Athletics

Senior forward Dani Wilson netted a penalty kick with three seconds remaining in the game to propel the Morehead State soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Ohio Valley Conference foe SIUE on Sunday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

Wilson, who now has made five game-winning goals in her career, was fouled by an SIUE defender as she tried to take a shot. The Elizabethtown, Ky., native's penalty kick shot found the back-left corner of the goal for her third goal of 2018. Wilson has now converted 5-of-6 penalty kick attempts in her career.

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