Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources

An old blues song “High Water Everywhere” lamented the damage caused by the great 1927 Mississippi River flood.

Kentuckians so far this winter can empathize with those sentiments. Many rivers still run high, Lake Cumberland is at summer pool in January and other reservoirs are well above winter pool. The weather forecast calls for more rain, followed by wicked cold.

The spring fishing season seems eons away, but it is not. March will be here in little more than a month, bringing warm winds, a new license year and some new fishing regulations that go into effect March 1.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

State snow plow and salt truck crews are prepared for another weekend of winter weather duty across northeast Kentucky.

Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 crew members in Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas and Rowan counties prepped equipment today, and are on call to start work as needed Saturday night – depending on the timing of an expected winter storm.

Matt Stokes

The Lady Vikings took down Glasglow in the first round of the Kentucky 2A State Championship in Owensboro Friday afternoon. 

Rowan took the 65-43 victory to move to 14 and 3 on the season.  Coach Matt Stokes says his team sat down with film before the match up so they could figure out exactly how to win...

Rowan will face Scott High in Round two of the tournament Saturday at 2 p.m.  Stokes says his team will spend this evening making a game plan for tomorrow. 


January 18, 2019 -- American telephone pioneer and shipbuilder, one of the original organizers of the Bell Telephone Company, who later turned to shipbuilding and constructed a number of vessels for the United States government.


Big Band Boulevard

Program #08 (January 20, 2019 at 6 p.m.)

Big Band and swing tunes with featured bandleader Jimmy Dorsey. Also selections from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Erskine Hawkins and more.


MLK and the Power of Nonviolence
Monday, January 21 at 9:00 a.m.

Humankind looks back at the stunning display of forgiveness and nonviolence by the traumatized family members of Mother Emanuel church congregants, who were gunned down in 2015, in the wake of the gunman’s conviction. We will also hear stories of peacemakers who draw from their diverse lives and religious traditions as a basis for breaking down barriers and promoting conflict resolution.

A Time For Tales
Monday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m.

MSU Athletics

Down one more than a baker's dozen with 11:26 to play, the Morehead State men's basketball Eagles played an inspired brand of basketball in the closing stretch of their conference home opener, en route to a 73-69 victory over Southeast Missouri Thursday night at Johnson Arena.

Both teams move to 6-12 overall on the year. MSU improved to 2-3 in Ohio Valley Conference play, while the SEMO Redhawks fell back to 1-4 on the league slate.

MSU Athletics

Junior guard Aliyah Jeune sank a career-best six triples and led all scorers with 24 points as Morehead State women's basketball topped Ohio Valley Conference opponent Southeast Missouri, 82-54, on Thursday evening at Johnson Arena.

The Eagles, who have now scored 80-plus points on nine occasions during the 2018-19 season, improved to 12-6 overall and 3-2 in OVC play.

Delta Moon

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #155 (January 18 at 8:00 p.m. and January 19 at 3:00 p.m.)

Delta Moon possess an instantly recognizable sound that evokes classic swamp pop, bar band blues, and roadhouse roots rock wrapped in tight, artfully arranged and hook-laden original tunes and covers.

Our Song of the Week is "Southern Gothic," the title track from Tyminski's 2017 release. The album is an artistic departure from a new group led by bluegrass mainstay Dan Tyminski, which incorporates drum loops and electronics for a modernized roots sound.

The group debuted new material from the album in Morgantown this past January.


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