Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

“Today’s COVID report is not good news,” said Gov. Beshear. “We keep reiterating that we have to do better and we have to wear masks and we keep seeing high numbers that highlight how important that is.”

Thursday, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman highlighted important news for Kentuckians.

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The eastbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway between exits 33 and 40 in Powell and Wolfe counties have reopened. Repairs to the sinkhole which developed near the Tunnel Ridge Road overpass at the county line have progressed to the point where one direction of travel has been restored, one day ahead of schedule.

Heathcote Hill

Oct 15, 2020
Heathcote Hill

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #222 (October 16 at 8:00 p.m. and October 17 at 3:00 p.m.)

A band based in southern New York, Heathcote Hill has appeared on more than 300 radio stations across the US, Canada, and Europe. Tom Nelson (guitar) writes the songs and Megan Porcaro Herspring provides vocals.


Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #301 (October 18 at 8:00 p.m.)

This program features vocalist Bobby Short performing with the Alden-Barrett Quintet whose members include Howard Alden (guitar), Dan Barrett (trombone), Chuck Wilson (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute), Frank Tate (bass) and Jackie Williams (drums).

Nightclub entertainer Bobby Short performed from the 1930s to the 2000s, primarily singing the songs of the masters of pre-rock popular song, especially Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Noël Coward, and Rodgers & Hart, while accompanying himself on piano.

Rowan County Board of Education

The Rowan County School District is moving forward with plans to return to in-person learning this month.

Rowan Superintendent John Maxey says he’s been in several meetings with teachers, principals and administrators in preparation for the 21st.  In addition to work on the district’s end, Maxey says the new organizational dashboard developed between the Rowan County Fiscal Court, Saint Claire Healthcare and the Gateway District Health Department will go a long way as students make their way back to school buildings.

Tanner Boyd

The company set to open a massive indoor farm in Rowan County next month has provided a major addition for AgTech students at Rowan County Senior High School.

Morehead State University

The Morehead State University Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting on Friday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m., via WebEx video teleconference.  

A meeting of the MSU audit committee will precede the special board meeting at 9 a.m. via WebEx. The committee will vote to accept the 2019-20 University audit report and will hear a report on the status of the institution’s internal audit. 

Morehead State University

While Morehead State University’s annual Homecoming celebration will look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the spirit of the celebration will remain the same for both current students and proud alumni.  

MSU Homecoming 2020, themed “HoCo @Home,” is an entirely online Homecoming experience with events taking place from Oct. 12 through Oct. 17. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University will be participating virtually in numerous events and festivities to celebrate all things MSU.      

Morehead State University

Morehead State University mourns the passing of retiree Dr. Richard J. Dandeneau, who died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Homestead Acute Care in Lexington at age 95. 

Yusef Lateef

Oct 14, 2020

Live From The Jazz Lounge

Program #44 (October 18 at 6:00 p.m.)

Yusef Lateef – Live At Pep’s (1965)

Recorded live at Pep's Musical Lounge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 29, 1964

Performers include:

Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone, flute, oboe

Ernie Farrow – bass

James Black – drums

Mike Nock – piano

Richard Williams – trumpet

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