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Editor’s Note: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement regarding today’s Judiciary Committee hearing:

Morehead State University

Morehead State University prides itself on student success and providing a great college experience for students of diverse backgrounds.

MSU’s Eagle Diversity Education Center (EDEC) is organizing a month-long series of events for Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place through Oct. 15.

Hispanic Heritage Month concludes with an inaugural Fiesta presented by LSU and EDEC. It starts at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Button Drill Room. There will be food, music, dancing and a spotlight on Hispanic culture.

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The annual Browning Orchard Festival will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, from noon to 4 p.m. at the orchard, located at 10955 Wallingford Road in Fleming County.

The event will feature family-friendly activities, music from the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, hayrides, pony rides, a kids’ hay-maze, pig roast and concessions.

MSU’s Department of Agricultural Sciences will have items from the MSU Farm and Kentucky Proud products for sale at the festival, including apples, mums, cider, pumpkins and much more. Apple sales begin at noon.

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MSU’s Annual Tubafest, starts Tuesday, Oct. 2, on the patio at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Morehead.

Tubafest is an annual concert series featuring instruments of the tuba family. Tubafest concerts are held through each fall semester.

You are cordially invited to attend recitals and concerts on:

Tuesday, Oct. 2, OKTOBERFEST! MSU Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble at Buffalo Wild Wings on the patio, 6-7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, Nov. 4, Josh Hall, Senior Recital, tuba with pianist William Murphy, Duncan Recital Hall, 1:00 p.m.

Emmy-winning actor Jeff Daniels is also an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitarist, who recently appeared on Mountain Stage along with the Ben Daniels Band, led by his son Ben, which also includes Jeff's  daughter Amanda.

More Women are Becoming Farmers, Especially in W.Va.

Sep 27, 2018

When you think of a farmer, what comes to mind? Is it a man in his 60s, with a beard, sitting on a tractor? Maybe several years ago you would be right, but the tide is changing, especially in West Virginia.

“I think we’ve earned the respect of fellow farmers that we’re here and we’re for real,” said Darla Stemple, who runs a farm in Aurora, West Virginia, in Preston County. 


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For reasons I can't explain but for which I am extremely grateful, I have been granted the joy to work on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, in various capacities, since the early 1980s.

The New York Times

September 27, 2018 -- Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a novelist who parlayed his experiences into books exploring the experiences and psychology of American polite society and old money.

KCTM students made it to Raleigh for a week of bluegrass

Sep 26, 2018
Julianna Leach, The TrailBlazer

Despite hurricane Florence hitting Raleigh, NC, the Wide-Open bluegrass festival remained open for business, which brought Morehead State University Students to the grounds.

A group of five students from the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, making up the Mountain Music ambassadors, made it to the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) convention on Tuesday with anticipation for the upcoming week of non-stop bluegrass tunes and features from their idols.

MSU Athletics

In front of a raucous crowd at Wetherby Gym on Wednesday, Morehead State volleyball swept in-state rival Eastern Kentucky. The Eagles (12-4, 3-0 OVC) downed the Colonels (3-12, 2-1) in straight sets, taking the sets 25-19, 25-20, 25-22.

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