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Morehead State University

A new exhibit highlighting Morehead State’s space system engineering programs is now on display at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington.

The exhibit features a model of the Lunar IceCube satellite which was designed, built and tested by teams of students at MSU. The satellite will launch as part of NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (Next STEP).

Morehead State University

Morehead State University's Division of Academic Affairs has announced that Megan Boone has been named director of the Office of Career Services.  

"Megan has proven that she is a strong and creative campus leader who is very student-focused," said Dr. Laurie Couch, associate provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Success. "She will be an excellent partner in our continuing efforts to provide outstanding career support to students in our academic programs, our alumni, and those in the community."  

The West Virginia Division of Highways is providing nearly $180,000 to West Liberty University to determine the effects of construction activities on endangered crayfish.

A federal bankruptcy judge has approved a second limited loan package for ailing coal company Blackjewel LLC. 

During an emergency hearing Friday afternoon, lawyers representing Blackjewel told U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Judge Frank Volk the $2.9 million financing package, which includes only $900,000 in new money, would be used as a “bridge” to try and shore up the company as it prepares to sell its mines.

KYForward

During Friday’s West Liberty City Council meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $100,500 in discretionary funds for resurfacing work and patching on portions of eight city streets.

Pavement repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. The investment supports Gov. Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

New Data Show Opioid Deaths May Have Peaked, and Reveal Scale of Past Pain Pill Sales

Jul 19, 2019

Two newly released sets of government data show that the death toll from the nation’s opioid crisis may finally be dropping and also reveal the scale of the pain pill sales that help set the crisis in motion. The data for the Ohio Valley show how hard the region was hit and how hard people in these communities have been fighting to save lives.

What began as a 300-word comfort blanket Appalachian tale has turned into an award-winning film. Now, seven years after the project began, Bethany Brooke Anderson is bringing Burning Kentucky home to the Bluegrass. “Burning Kentucky is an Appalachian tale about a girl who tries to find the missing pieces of an event that killed her family. And once she pieces together the mystery she has to decide between basically revenge or love.”

Alexander Zonjic

Jul 19, 2019
Alexander Zonjic

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #260 (July 21 at 8:00pm)

Alexander Zonjic’s musical life is proof that one’s true destiny isn’t always revealed the minute a youngster picks up his first instrument.

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