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NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a 

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Morehead State University

A new exhibit highlighting Morehead State’s space system engineering programs is now on display at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington.

The exhibit features a model of the Lunar IceCube satellite which was designed, built and tested by teams of students at MSU. The satellite will launch as part of NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (Next STEP).

Morehead State University

Morehead State University's Division of Academic Affairs has announced that Megan Boone has been named director of the Office of Career Services.  

"Megan has proven that she is a strong and creative campus leader who is very student-focused," said Dr. Laurie Couch, associate provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Success. "She will be an excellent partner in our continuing efforts to provide outstanding career support to students in our academic programs, our alumni, and those in the community."  

KYForward

During Friday’s West Liberty City Council meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $100,500 in discretionary funds for resurfacing work and patching on portions of eight city streets.

Pavement repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. The investment supports Gov. Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

Alexander Zonjic

Jul 19, 2019
Alexander Zonjic

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #260 (July 21 at 8:00pm)

Alexander Zonjic’s musical life is proof that one’s true destiny isn’t always revealed the minute a youngster picks up his first instrument.

Irene Kelley

Jul 19, 2019
Now Playing Nashville

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #181 (July 19 at 8:00pm and July 20 at 3:00pm)

Irene Kelley’s love for country music runs deep. She remembers hearing it for the first time in her dad’s basement TV repair workshop as a young girl. That music in her family home resonated in her soul, so when Irene started writing songs on her own, she already had a head start.

Kentucky Teacher

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has released a publication that highlights successful schools and programs throughout Kentucky that promote high school graduation as part of the agency’s Persistence to Graduation initiative.

“Persistence to Graduation” is the result of a collaboration between KDE and the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF).

Harnesslink

The National Weather Service in Jackson (KY) has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for eastern Kentucky.

A Heat Advisory is in effect from 12:00 PM Friday (July 19) to 8:00 PM Saturday, July 20.

Thunderstorms are possible today (July 18) into early evening. Some storms could produce heavy rainfall.

The heat and humidity will combine to yield heat indices of between 100 and 105 degrees from Friday afternoon through the first part of Saturday evening. Heat indices of around, or slightly exceeding, 100 degrees will be possible again Sunday afternoon.

MSU Athletics

A Purdue University alum, Morgan DePlanty, ATC, has joined the Morehead State staff as assistant athletic trainer. She will work directly with the women's basketball program.

DePlanty recently earned her Master's Degree in athletic training from Illinois State, where she served as a graduate assistant in the sports medicine department working with the football and softball teams.

Morehead State University

Two classes in the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) at Morehead State University will showcase their research posters on Wednesday, July 17, in the drill room of Button Auditorium. 

Dr. Melony Shemberger, associate professor of journalism and mass communications at Murray State University and faculty member at GSP, teaches business, accounting and entrepreneurship as a focus area class, plus a general studies class concentrating on libraries and literacies. 

Cultural Landscape Foundation

Gov. Matt Bevin today announced that he will convene the Kentucky General Assembly into special session, beginning this Friday, July 19 at 8:00 a.m. EDT.

Since the conclusion of the 2019 Regular Session, Gov. Bevin and his team have worked closely with state legislators preparing for a special session to save Kentucky’s quasi-agencies, including regional universities, health departments, domestic violence centers, and community health centers, from the financial stress caused by the state’s looming public pension crisis.

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Kentucky State Police

Gov. Matt Bevin has furthered his commitment to “serve those who serve us” by joining state lawmakers, members of the Lexington Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and Homeland Security officials in Lexington to call for passage, as soon as possible, of legislation to ensure local law enforcement can effectively cooperate with federal agencies in combatting crime.

Morehead State University

Morehead has been named the third best college town in the nation to start a career.

Grand Canyon University compiled the list, and it was published in Business Insider magazine. The list was compiled using data from the U.S. Census, Yelp, Indeed, official government climate reports, and measured factors such as job markets, local culture and infrastructure.

April Verch

Jul 12, 2019
Glide Magazine

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #180 (July 12 at 8:00 p.m. and July 13 at 3:00 p.m.)

While her music is rooted in natural Canadian traditions, specifically the Ottawa Valley fiddle style, singer/fiddler April Verch is no stranger to blues, Latin music, Eastern European music, jazz, and Americana.

Listen Recovery

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #259 (July 14 at 8:00 p.m.)

Weather Report started out as a jazz equivalent of what the rock world in 1970 was calling a "supergroup." But unlike most of the rock supergroups, this one not only kept going for a good 15 years, it more than lived up to its billing, practically defining the state of the jazz-rock art throughout almost all of its run.

Latin Jazz Network

Live From The Jazz Lounge

Program #21 (July 14 at 6:00 p.m.)

Live From The Jazz Lounge

Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band – Live In Hollywood (2012)

Recorded live at the Hollywood and Highland Summer Concert Series, July 31, 2012

Performers include:

Poncho Sanchez - congas, percussion, lead vocals

René Camacho – bass, vocals

Jose "Papo" Rodriguez – bongos, percussion, vocals

George Dez – guitar

Andy Langham – piano, organ

Rob Hardt – tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, piccolo flute

Mountain Arts Center

Mac Powell and The Family Reunion will play the Willard & Lucy Kinzer Theater at the Mountain Arts Center (MAC) on Friday, August 23. Fans will remember Powell from his days as the lead singer and front man for Grammy Winning and multi-platinum selling Third Day. The new band is southern roots and American rock.

Morehead State University

Hayley Murphy (14), a career coach with Morehead State University’s Office of Career Services, has been named to the board of the Kentucky Association of Colleges and Employers (KACE).

Murphy will serve as communications chair and in this role, she will be responsible for maintaining the KACE website, creating graphics and communicating with all members regarding events. Murphy will also be involved in planning networking and professional development opportunities, including an annual two-day conference in the fall.

Kentucky Wired Project

The state’s KentuckyWired project reached another milestone, placing the last of 20 local telecommunications huts across the state.  The final hut was installed in Henderson, near U.S. Highway 41 and the Henderson bypass on June 27. 

The huts, housing communications equipment vital to the KentuckyWired fiber optic network, are located primarily at state police posts and Kentucky Community and Technical College campuses.

Pinterest

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas has approved the issuance of nearly $1.3 million in grants to improve multimodal freight transportation through the Kentucky Rail Crossing Improvement (KRCI) Program.

Jointly administered by the Division of Planning and Division of Right of Way and Utilities, the Cabinet will fund half of $2.5 million dollars in project costs to maintain and improve at-grade rail crossings in Kentucky.

Dissolve

The West Liberty Airport in Morgan County was recently awarded a nearly $450,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to construct a 4,000 square foot hangar building.

The grant award is part of the $3.18 billion Airport Improvement Program (AIP) that Congressman Rogers supported as a member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee.

MSU Athletics

A handful of Morehead State soccer athletes took advantage of an incredible opportunity to train alongside and play against some of the best collegiate soccer players in the nation with summer league teams this year.

MSUEagles.com sat down with juniors Katie Kiolbassa and Katie Quinn and senior Ellie Weber, who all suited up for the Indy (Indianapolis, Ind.) Saints FC, and junior Caitlyn Burdine, who played for the Beaufort (S.C.) County FC. They share their experiences in a narrative called "In their Own Words."

MSU Athletics

After claiming the Team Academic Award at the Morehead State Annual Awards Banquet, women's golf continues to excel in the classroom as they had four individuals named Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year.

WYMT

Gov. Matt Bevin today announced that the Labor Cabinet will open an investigation into Blackjewel LLC, an affiliate of Revelation Energy LLC, a coal company operating in the Commonwealth, regarding reports of unpaid wages for coal miners in Eastern Kentucky.

The Labor Cabinet enforces Kentucky’s wage payment laws and will undertake an investigation into the company’s reported failure to pay employees for time worked. According to complaints received already by the Labor Cabinet, Blackjewel issued paychecks to employees that “bounced” or could not be cashed.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Drivers using the Mountain Parkway and KY 1010 at Exit 53 in Wolfe County should prepare for a major traffic pattern change, as work continues on a pavement and bridge rehabilitation project between Stillwater and Helechawa (exits 46 and 57).

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WKYT

The Department for Community Based Services (DCBS), part of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, will hold nine regional forums this summer to give the public, providers and other partners an overview of how a new federal law will help keep at-risk families together and prevent youth from entering the foster care system.

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