Tech center looking at Industrial Park
SALYERSVILLE – The Magoffin County Fiscal Court met in special session on Tuesday, February 20, discussing the lease agreement with the South Magoffin Community Activists and the possible location of a trade school in Magoffin County. The fiscal court approved the sheriff’s 2021-2022 tax settlement of Oil and Gas,...
HUD will distribute $300 million in 20 eastern Kentucky counties
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved the state of Kentucky’s 2022 Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CBDG-DR) action plan for federal disaster recovery spending following the deadly flooding in Eastern Kentucky. The now HUD-approved action plan determines how $297,994,000 in federal long-term...
Man Arrested on DUI and Drug Trafficking Charges in Magoffin County
The newest addition to the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Department is already paying dividends. K-9 officer Nitra uncovered drugs during a traffic stop. The Salyersville Independent reported that deputies were at a traffic stop when the driver was showing signs of impairment and arrested Daniel Jackson on DUI and driving on suspended license charges.
MCHS Softball Online Store open through Feb. 26
SALYERSVILLE — The Magoffin County High School softball program has opened an online store. The MCHS Softball Online Store is open through Monday, Feb. 26. All orders from the online store will be delivered to Magoffin County High School. Anyone placing an order should allow three weeks from the store’s closing date to receive their items.
Council questions Water Works bills
SALYERSVILLE – The Salyersville City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 19, discussing the Salyersville Water Works bills and holding a first reading of an ordinance for shelter management. Eric Ratliff with Big Sandy Area Development District explained a resolution the council adopted in the meeting for...
Skaggs wins division in Model 3-D Challenge
RICHMOND — Leading the way for Magoffin County archers, Chloe Skaggs finished first in the High School Girls Division of the Model 3-D Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 17. Skaggs, who turned in a score of 288, placed first out of 83 archers. A high school archer on the rise, Skaggs delivered 21 10s.
Smith starts strong in freshman season
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Presley Smith is thriving as a junior college softball player. A former Magoffin County High School student-athlete, Smith was batting .432 with two home runs, 12 RBIs, nine runs and four stolen bases through her first 11 games with the Indian River State College softball team.
Magoffin robotics teams compete at state
KENTUCKY – Saturday was a full day of robotics for Magoffin County, with the teams competing at the state level. Coaches Jerica Conley and Andrew Oliver had to split up and head in different directions because both of Magoffin’s KY FIRST Robotics teams had their State Championship on February 17.
Barnett among state’s top scorers
SALYERSVILLE — Magoffin County senior guard Aden Barnett is among the state’s top scorers in boys’ high school basketball. Earlier in the month, Barnett was ranked second in scoring in the state. Through 22 games in the 2023-24 boys’ high school basketball season, Barnett was averaging 29.8...
Hornets to meet Golden Eagles in district tournament
INEZ — Magoffin County will meet familiar opponent Johnson Central in the semifinals of the 2024 57th District Boys’ Basketball Tournament at Martin County High School at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Hornets swept a pair of games from the Golden Eagles earlier in the 2023-24...
Morehead State University holds watch party to celebrate lunar landing
History was made Thursday night in outer space. A private craft touched down on the moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to reach the lunar surface in more than half a century.
Savor the Flavors: Top 4 Italian Restaurants in Morehead You Must Try
This article presents an exploration of four exquisite Italian restaurants located in Morehead. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Salyersville, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The East Ridge High School basketball team will have a game with Magoffin County High School on February 23, 2024, 18:30:00 CST.
Morehead State University helping Kentucky students file for financial aid
Morehead State University is helping Kentucky students file for financial aid.
Code Name: Intelligence
One not-so-covert operation: The Intelligence Club at Morehead State University. Intel, covert operations, research and structured analytic techniques for security are just a few of the hallmarks of the campus’ very own Intelligence Club. “I was one of the original members whenever it was founded last year,” said Savannah...
Wolfe County, KY High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 21
There is high school basketball action in Wolfe County, Kentucky today, and info on how to watch these matchups is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30 PM ET on February...
Magoffin man indicted for bomb threats
SALYERSVILLE, Ky. — A man arrested for making bomb threats in Salyersville last year has now been indicted in the case. Christopher Lee Caldwell, 33, was arrested back in October, after dispatchers said he called and told them he had placed bombs in the Magoffin County Library and Williams Electric. They said he also told them he had knocked out his uncle.
New K-9 Unit scores first drug bust
OAKLEY – Magoffin County Sheriff Department’s new K-9 unit, Nitra, uncovered drugs during a traffic stop, leading to drug trafficking charges. According to the arrest citation, on February 7, Magoffin County Sheriff Department Deputy E. Salyer was conducting a traffic stop on Oakley Creek Road, when he started noticing that the driver had exited the vehicle and appeared to be trying to walk to a nearby residence.
MSU men fall to Southern Indiana
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Riley Minix secured his 15th double-double of the season with 22 points and 10 rebounds, but the Morehead State men's basketball team fell to the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles 80-73 at home Tuesday. The loss ended an 18-game home winning streak for the Eagles, who hadn't lost...
Elementary school principal accused of strangling his wife
MAGOFFIN CO., Ky. (WYMT/Gray News) - An elementary school principal is accused of strangling his wife. Police arrested North Magoffin Elementary School Principal James Keith Isaac after they say he allegedly strangled his wife on Monday. Officers say they arrested Isaac at his home in Salyersville, Kentucky. Isaac reportedly began...