WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

Feature: Kentucky Blood Center

Apr 15, 2015

Kentucky has a program that lets state residents help improve the lives of their neighbors by donating blood. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: Business Incubator

Apr 8, 2015

Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to launch their ideas into successful businesses with the help of a new Rowan County operation. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more... 

Feature: MSU Theatre Presents Cabaret

Apr 1, 2015

The MSU Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance invites you to the Lucille Caudill Little Theatre this week for the story of Cliff Bradshaw, an American who finds himself in 1930s Berlin and who gets involved with Sally Bowles, the featured entertainer at the Kit Kat Club. Its Cabaret, and MSPR's Joshua Grandison has more...

Officials of Morehead State University along with members of its Board of Regents, local and state legislators broke ground today (Thursday, March 19) for three new projects with a total estimated cost of $48.3 million.

Feature: Kentucky Business Opportunities in Canada

Mar 19, 2015

Governor Steve Beshear is heading north of the border this Spring, and he wants Kentucky businesses to join him on the hunt for expanded opportunities. MSPR's Joshua Grandison has more...



Feature: Gambling Awareness Month

Mar 17, 2015

With college basketball's March Madness heating up, Kentuckians are being reminded that March is national problem gambling awareness month. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: ACTC Costumes Lost

Feb 24, 2015
Mike James, The Independent

Ashland Community and Technical College lost more than a building to asbestos this past month. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: Measles Vaccinations

Feb 13, 2015

Measles, once on the brink of annihilation in the United States, has made a comeback recently...largely due to people opting out of the vaccination. MSPR's Joshua Grandison spoke with several local experts about why...

Feature: Body Mass Index

Feb 11, 2015

For those trying to lose weight, a physician says there are more important numbers to watch besides the one on the scale. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more…

Feature: Railroad and History Museum

Feb 9, 2015

Progress is chugging along at Morehead’s freight station building as a new railroad and history museum is taking shape. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has the story…

Feature: Winter Adventure Weekend

Jan 21, 2015

Carter Caves State Resort Park is hosting its sixth annual Winter Adventure Weekend. MSPR's Jordan Simsonson has the story...


Feature: KY FAME

Jan 21, 2015

Kentucky is offering a new form of secondary education to students that allow them to get their degrees, along with hands-on experience, while incurring little to no debt. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...


Feature: MSU Walk On

Dec 18, 2014

While the life of some college basketball players can sometimes be glamorous...for others, the road to stardom is a little rockier. Chuck Mraz reports...

Morehead State University has a wide range of graduate programs are available to you, with 76 graduate degree programs, plus 42 graduate level non-degree programs that are designed especially for professional educators.

Morehead State University honored more than 600 degree candidates during its 2014 Fall Commencement.

More than 50 Morehead State Students participated in the Building Entrepreneurial Capacity for the Future event in Hazard, Ky.

Morehead State University's Earth and Space Science Program is one of the most respected in the nation. It gives students hands-on opportunities and internships as undergraduates to prepare them for their chosen careers.

Morehead State University has for the sixth straight year been named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. This places MSU once again in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.

Feature: Veterans Celebration

Nov 5, 2014

One of Morehead's most iconic landmarks will be making a comeback. MSPR's Sam Steiert reports...

Feature: Beans and Taters Lunch

Nov 3, 2014

A community organization in Rowan County will hold a country style meal to help raise funds for the area's needy. Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Pickin' Time Music and Harvest Festival

Nov 3, 2014

Feature: Remote Area Medical

Oct 28, 2014

Remote Area Medical brought its free clinic to Morehead this past weekend. MSPR's Joshua Grandison was on-site during the clinic's second day and has details about the services it provides to the area...

Feature: A Better Community Foundation

Oct 23, 2014
Fleming County HS

In one eastern Kentucky county, residents are lending a hand to their school system to ensure at least one key job isn't eliminated. 

MSPR's Jordan Simonson reports...


Feature: Family Resource Centers

Oct 13, 2014

Family resource centers play a large part in improving the lives of students from low-income families in Eastern Kentucky's school districts. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: MCTC Student Veteran Center

Sep 25, 2014

Maysville Community and Technical College will soon be adding a new facility to serve those who have served their country. MSPR's Sam Steiert reports...

The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology is a rapidly growing field at Morehead State University.

Morehead State University observed Suicide Prevention Awareness Week (September 8 - 12, 2014).

Feature: 4th Annual Morehead Arts and Eats Festival

Sep 16, 2014

The Arts and Eats Festival is once again on-deck for Morehead. MSPR's Sam Steiert has the story...

Feature: OLLI Anniversary

Sep 15, 2014

A Morehead community education program just celebrated an anniversary. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story... 

Feature: American Bald Eagles Returning to Cave Run Lake

Sep 4, 2014
Ray Stainfield

The American Bald Eagle returned again this year to Cave Run Lake in Morehead. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...