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The Morehead State soccer team erased a three-goal deficient to force overtime before ultimately falling to Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky, 4-3, in 104 minutes on Tuesday afternoon at the EKU Soccer Field.

The Eagles fell behind 3-0 before senior forward Dani Wilson swung the momentum back to her team with a break-away chip shot over the Colonels goalkeeper in the 59th minute. The ball was played up from the back by freshman defender Evan Kays who picked up her first-career assist.

The Politics Show (NPR)

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) has added two nationally-distributed news programs from National Public Radio and Public Radio International.

“The Politics Show” (NPR) and “The Takeaway – Politics with Amy Walter” (PRI) will focus on the latest news in politics with insightful perspectives during this election season.

Alan Manuel González

Students come from around the state, across the country and around the world to obtain a college education at Morehead State University. Soon, a world-renowned visual artist will be making a trip to MSU to both showcase his work and share his knowledge with students.

Alan Manuel González is an award-winning practicing artist and native of Cuba. González, whose work addresses the country’s social and political issues, will be coming to MSU for a near-three-week period.


October 3, 2018 -- Eugene Luther Gore Vidal was an American writer and public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing. Vidal was born to a political family; his maternal grandfather, Thomas Pryor Gore, served as United States senator from Oklahoma.

Dedicated to the hurricane-related victims in the Carolinas this year and in Houston last year, this show includes a discussion of the Apple watch, tackle football, and breast cancer screening recommendations.

Morehead State University

Later this week, guests will be able to enjoy a bit of pasta and performance when the MSU Concert Choir and Chamber Singers host a lasagna dinner and concert on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at First Baptist Church located at 123 East Main Street in downtown Morehead.

Dinner will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The lasagna dinner will include salad, bread, desserts and drinks (sweet and unsweet tea, lemonade and water). The proceeds supporting the MSU Concert Choir and Chamber Singers’ 10-day concert tour of Spain, which took place in May 2018.

The Kentucky Board of Education is scheduled to vote this Wednesday on new minimum high school graduation requirements. If the measure passes, starting in the fall of 2019, high school freshmen would have to pass a college or work ready exam that includes reading and math.

Celebrating 'Apple-Atcha', Inside Appalachia

Oct 1, 2018

Here in Appalachia, it’s apple season. Did you know that Golden Delicious Apples originated right here in West Virginia? In fact, apples are our state fruit. Apples have been a major agricultural industry for the Mountain State. 

Trump Visits Wheeling, Rallies for GOP Candidates

Oct 1, 2018

Thousands of people lined the streets of Wheeling, West Virginia, this weekend, waiting in line before doors opened for a rally President Donald Trump held to boost Republican midterm election candidates.

After decades of addiction to heroin and prescription opioids, Wendy Crites finally made a clean break.

“For the first time in my life I just wanted to be off of it,” she said from her home in Ranson, West Virginia. “I hit rock bottom.”


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