WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

Feature: Commonwealth Curiosities

Sep 2, 2014

A Morehead State University professor is working to complete a documentary on some Kentucky oddities. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...


Cemeteries across the country are filled with unmarked graves, but two organizations are collaborating to provide a headstone for a famous blues singer from Louisville. 

MSPR's Paul Hitchcock has the story...

Morehead State University officially welcomes more than 1,600 new students to campus.

Feature: Doughboy Restoration

Aug 8, 2014

The Rowan County Veterans Foundation is making progress in the restoration of a Morehead landmark. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: New Director for the RCAC

Aug 6, 2014

A new director is about to step in at the Rowan County Arts Center. MSPR's Arlo Barnette has the story...

Feature: Federal Mogul Plant Closing

Jul 24, 2014

Maysville is still reeling after a company announced its decision last week to close its plant in the city. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Feature: Minnie Adkins Day scheduled for July 19th

Jul 2, 2014

Elliott County is recognizing one of their own this month. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

The C-SPAN bus' tour across America included a stop at Morehead State University to visit the Governor's Scholars Program. Devon Atkinson takes us behind the scenes.

Feature: WWII Marine Remains Recovered

Jun 27, 2014

The remains of a fallen hero from World War II whose name is on the Boyd County War Memorial at Armco Park have finally been recovered. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Feature: ROMP 2014 - Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival

Jun 25, 2014

The 11th Annual Bluegrass Romp Music Festival is set to begin today and MSPR's Joshua Grandison had a chance to speak with one of the event's spokespeople...

Feature: Fivco Area Drug Enforcement

Jun 24, 2014

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office is adding some muscle to attack the rising drug problem in their area. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Feature: Ohio River Sweep

Jun 24, 2014

The annual Ohio River Sweep is set for this weekend in Northeast Kentucky. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...


Morehead State University hosted the second annual Kentucky Veterans' Expo at Boyd County High School in Ashland, Ky.

Feature: Summer Heat

Jun 19, 2014

It's summer and that means food, fun, and increasing temperatures. MSPR's Joshua Grandison spoke with Dr. Tony Weaver to discuss ways in which you can beat the summer heat and still have some fun...

Feature: Kentucky Black Bear Sightings

Jun 18, 2014

Black bear sightings are on the rise in Kentucky. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Alzheimers Walk

Jun 11, 2014

A recent study shows that women are greatly affected by Alzheimers, both as patients and as caregivers. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Redbox Library Grants

Jun 10, 2014

The Elliot and Carter County libraries have each received $5,000 grants. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has more...

Feature: Morehead Soup Kitchen in Danger of Closing

Jun 10, 2014

After helping area residents for a few years, Morehead's Community Soup Kitchen is in danger of having to close its doors for good. MSPR's Zachary Senvisky has the story...

Morehead State University graduates Phillip and Caitlin Jennings are making an educational impact in the Louisville public schools. The couple received their masters degrees in music education during the 2014 Spring Commencement.


Morehead State University's Department of Art and Design attracts students from around the region.

Morehead State University has long been known for its outreach into the community and region.  David Patrick from the Office of Communications and Marketing shares about a program that gives high school dropouts a second chance, which providing valuable job and people skills.  

Morehead State University honored more than 1,100 degree candidates at its two spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 10, at the Academic-Athletic Center.

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Feature: American Tumbling and Trampoline Academy

May 6, 2014

Whether as a sport or just great exercise, kids from all over Eastern Kentucky are developing a passion for gymnastics. MSPR's Shelby Steele has more...


Morehead State University hosted its annual Spring Gala at the Adron Doran University Center and Button Auditorium, highlighted by the show 'Carnival'.'






Korry Friend of Troy, Ohio, won the 27th annual A. Frank and Bethel C. Gallaher Memorial Music Performance Competition at Morehead State University. The award, presented each spring to a junior music major, includes a $1,000 cash prize and the honor of performing at the Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences’ Academic Honors and Awards Convocation.

Feature: Bike Trails

Apr 30, 2014

A new system of bike trails in Greenup County covers about 500 miles of roadways and trails. The newly-formed EK Bikeway Committee is planning to have its inaugural ride for Raceland’s “Green Route” on May 3rd. MSPR’s Arlo Barnette has the story…

Feature: Distracted Driving Awareness

Apr 30, 2014

April is 'Distracted Driving Awareness Month' and a leader is wireless service providers is launching a program to increase that awareness. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Craft Academy at Morehead State University

Apr 22, 2014

Plans are underway to establish a new statewide academy for excellence in science and mathematics at Morehead State University. MSPR's Joshua Grandison has more...

Feature: MSU Football 2014 Preview

Apr 17, 2014
MSU Athletics

As the Morehead State football team prepares for its annual spring game, MSPR's Mike Williams takes a look at the 2014 edition of the Eagles... 

MSU Spring Football Game -- Saturday, April 19th @ 5:15pm -- Jayne Stadium

Feature: Damascus Road Quartet

Apr 16, 2014

A quartet made up of students from Morehead State University is bringing southern gospel music to area churches.   MSPR’s Shelby Steele has more…