WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

I Ain't Stupid

Jun 7, 2019
Rowan County Senior High School

National Public Radio played host to its First Student Podcast Challenge this year.  NPR received thousands of entries, but only one high school podcast, and one middle school podcast, could win. 

Ansley Perryman chose to research, conduct interviews, and create a podcast about prejudice and sterotypes faced by the people of Appalachia.

Lexington Children's Theatre

Lexington Children's Theatre Shooting Stars summer camp kicked off this week in Morehead. WMKY's Leeann Akers has the story...

Feature: KCTM Bluegrass Jamming Class

May 1, 2019
Morehead State University

The Kentucky Center for Traditional Music will be hosting bluegrass jamming classes. WMKY's Niah Andueza has the story...

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is partnering with Aramark to end hunger among the student body. WMKY’s Niah Andueza has the story…

Feature: AppHarvest plans Morehead Greenhouse

Apr 16, 2019

A large –scale industrial greenhouse may be coming to Rowan County soon. WMKY’s Logan Pemberton has the story...

Feature: Grayson RECC Audit

Apr 16, 2019

The Kentucky Public Service Commission is looking into the Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. WMKY’s Kennealy Roberts has the story.

Sportsman's Guide

Governor Matt Bevin has signed legislation allowing adults to carry a concealed handgun without a permit…but the owner of a shooting range in Rowan County says that could cut out valuable education. WMKY’s Jacob Lindberg reports…

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Department of Art and Design offers programs on the undergraduate and graduate levels that makes it one of the best places to receive a comprehensive art, design or art education degree. MSU’s graphic design program has been recognized as the best in the Commonwealth by a national publication.

WMKY's Niah Andueza has more....


The Rowan County softball team is preparing to open the 2019 season. WMKY's Leeann Akers has the story...

Rowan County's baseball team is preparing for the 2019 season. WMKY's Leeann Akers has the story...

Feature: Rowan County Regional Quilt Show

Mar 14, 2019
Rowan County Regional Quilt Show

A local quilt show begins this week. WMKY's Kennealy Roberts has the story...

Feature: Boyd County Jail Violations

Mar 11, 2019

A report issued by the department of justice last week focused on a troubled past at a Catlettsburg facility. WMKY's Niah Andueza has more...


A movement aimed toward banning the practice of conversion therapy is making it’s away across the commonwealth. WMKY’s Logan Pemberton has the story…

...and the legislation being proposed during the 2019 legislative session...


A Northern Kentucky child advocacy program is looking out for abused and neglected children. WMKY's Bryan Courtney has more...

Morehead State University

The Morehead State University Trumpet Ensemble will compete in a national competition. WMKY's Niah Andueza has more...


Feature: Active Shooter Drills

Feb 28, 2019
Kentucky Department of Education

Mass shootings have changed the culture of schools across the country. A local school counselor explored some of those changes. WMKY's Kennealy Roberts has more...

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Office of Career Services hosted the Fall Suit Bank Showdown back in November. WMKY’s Niah Andueza has the story…

Feature: Writing Project Grant

Feb 14, 2019

The Morehead Writing Project here at Morehead State University has received a grant to fund a journalism camp. WMKY’s Niah Andueza has more…


Morehead State University

A Morehead State University professor was recently awarded a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. WMKY’s Kennealy Roberts has more...

Feature: Public Pension Working Group

Jan 28, 2019

State lawmakers have formed a committee to tackle Kentuckians concerns about the public pension system. WMKY’s Logan Pemberton has the story…

Feature: Fitness Camps

Jan 28, 2019

A local business is offering residents of Morehead a way to get in shape and hold on to their new year’s resolutions. WMKY’s Nacogdoches Miller has the story…

Feature: MSU Cheer Squads to Compete at Nationals

Jan 15, 2019

Morehead State University’s cheerleading team is heading to Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida this week for the 2019 national cheerleading competition. WMKY’s Nacogdoches Miller has the story….

Morehead News

A World War II era American cultural icon is coming to Morehead this weekend. WMKY's Joe Lewis has the story...


WMKY's Chas Jenkins explores the jouralism career of Morehead State University convergent media professor John Flavell...


Kentucky's commissioner of education talks about success rates and how problems in some school districts could be alleviated. WMKY's Cody Robinson has the story...

Feature: Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 15, 2018

Morehead State University is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of events. WMKY’s Niah Andueza has more…

Feature: Corbie Ellington Day

Oct 10, 2018
Morehead News

A Rowan County World War I hero is being remembered with a day commemorated in his honor. WMKY’s Joe Lewis has more…

Morehead State University

Former MSPR News Director Chuck Mraz is very busy enjoying his retirement. Chas Jenkins has more...

Feature: Sardis Church Rebuilt

Sep 20, 2018
Julianna Leach

A 19th century church in Rowan County has been rebuilt. Trail Blazer Managing Editor Julianna Leach has the story...

Morehead Arts & Eats - Rowan County Arts Center

The Morehead Arts and Eats Festival is this Saturday. WMKY's Leeann Akers has more...

Feature: Mountain Haven Emergency Shelter

Sep 13, 2018
Mountain Haven Emergency Shelter

A new outreach program in Morehead has opened its doors to teens in crisis. WMKY's Nacogdoches Miller has more...