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The Kentucky Folk Art Center (KFAC) has announced the return of the annual Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair.

Now in its 35th year, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. at the Laughlin Health Building in Morehead. 

KFAC, in partnership with Downtown Morehead Inc., is bringing more than 100 artists, craft specialists and unique vendors from three states to Morehead to participate in the longest-running craft fair in the state. 

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Program #445 (December 5 at 3:00 p.m.)

"Memories"

Program performers:

Sheila Kay Adams

Donald Davis

Carolyn Franzini

Gamble Rogers

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Johnny Tucker w/Kid Ramos & All-Stars – 75 And Alive (Blue Heart)

Sue Foley – Pinky’s Blues (Stony Plain)

Carolyn Wonderland – Tempting Fate (Alligator)

Altered Five Blues Band – Holler If You Hear Me (Blind Pig)

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – 662 (Alligator)

Tommy Castro – A Bluesman Came To Town (Alligator)

Tedeschi Trucks Band w/Trey Anastasio – Layla Revisited: Live At Lockn’ (Fantasy)

Students and faculty with the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music are set to perform their semester finale concert Tuesday evening.  WMKY's Tanner Boyd has this closer look at the program.

  

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Students, faculty, and staff will have a chance to help with a charity project this week on the campus of Morehead State University.

The Kozy Hamilton Costume Shop in Breckinridge Hall will be open each afternoon, and participants can swing by to help make a stuffed bear for kids in need.

Becky Scott is the costume shop supervisor.  She says the costume construction class does a charity project each semester.

  Scott expects a lot of participants during this week’s event. 

MSU Athletics

Led by a season-high 20 points from junior guard Skyelar Potter, Morehead State men's basketball never trailed in defeating Kansas City 70-62 to sweep the Eracism Invitational Saturday night at First National Bank Arena.

The Eagles moved above .500 at 4-3 with their second win in as many days. Potter hit four three-pointers, joined by grad transfer guard Tray Hollowell who also hit four three-balls and scored 14. That pair was 8-of-12 on shooting from behind the arc.

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The Morehead State University Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble will present a Candlelight Carol Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Duncan Recital Hall, located in the Baird Music Hall.

The Rowan County Senior High School Concert Choir, under the direction of Josh Hamilton, is the concert’s special guest ensemble.  

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The Kentucky Center for Traditional Music will hold its Sounds of Our Heritage fall finale concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Morehead Conference Center. 

All sections of the Traditional Music Ensemble will perform a variety of bluegrass, old time, country, western swing, blues, gospel and ballad singing at the event, which is free and open to the public. Students from Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina, and Hungary will be among the performers at the event.

MSU Athletics

Four players scored in double figures, led by 20 points from freshman forward Johni Broome, and sophomore guard Ta'Lon Cooper nearly had another triple-double as the Morehead State basketball team nearly led from wire to wire in handing host Arkansas State a 75-51 defeat in the first game of the Eracism Invitational at First National Bank Arena.

Coal-Fired Power Plants To Close After New Wastewater Rule

Nov 26, 2021

Climate change isn’t what’s driving some U.S. coal-fired power plants to shut down. It's the expense of stricter pollution controls on their wastewater.

Dozens of plants nationwide plan to stop burning coal this decade to comply with more stringent federal wastewater guidelines, according to state regulatory filings, as the industry continues moving away from the planet-warming fossil fuel to make electricity.

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