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What the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means in Kentucky, Indiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade puts abortion in the hands of the states. Friday's ruling strips away the nation's constitutional protections for abortion that stood for nearly a half-century, given to Americans by the court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973, returning the power back to the states to decide whether or not abortion should be legal.
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Breckinridge Training School holds 2022 all-school reunion

Morehead State University's Office of Alumni Relations and Development recently hosted a reunion for alumni of the Breckinridge Training School at the Breckinridge All-School Reunion during the weekend of June 10-12. More than 200 alumni attended the event and reconnected with former classmates and faculty. Established in 1924 as a...

St. Claire HealthCare Family Medical Supply Celebrated New Location with a Grand Opening and Customer Appreciation Event

St. Claire HealthCare Family Medical Supply recently moved to a new location and celebrated the move with a grand opening and customer appreciation event. Customers were invited to visit the new location at 707 East Main Street in Morehead while also enjoying free gourmet hotdogs and the chance to win door prizes including Brooks shoes, Sockwell and Bamboo Compression Socks, a neck and back massager, a heating pad, and a foot spa. A formal ribbon cutting was held by the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce.

Jenab wins innovation competition

Dr. Kouroush Jenab, assistant professor of engineering and technology management at Morehead State, has been named a runner-up in the Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV) Innovative Mobile, Public Health and Community-Oriented Technologies (IMPACT) competition. Jenab was recognized for his idea to use virtual reality (VR) software to create STEM and workforce...

CULTURES SERIES: Nolan Pierce Adjusted to Small-Town College Life After Moving From Urban Canadian Town

Finale in a series highlighting international student-athletes at Morehead State, their cultures, and why they chose to attend Morehead State. If you are an international student, there are wonderful resources to help you attend MSU. Click here for more information. This series was also being researched and written by an international student-athlete herself, Bridget Connolly from New Zealand, who finished her career at MSU this past season.

Upper Iowa names Maass as new WBB Head Coach

Justin Maass has been named as Upper Iowa University’s new head women’s basketball coach. Maass spent the last four years with the Morehead State University women’s basketball program including three years as an assistant with the NCAA Division I Eagles in Morehead, Kentucky. He is the 15th head coach in the Peacocks 47-year history in the sport.
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Fleming man charged with arson

HILLSBORO — A Fleming County man has been indicted on an arson charge in connection with a July 2021, house fire, law enforcement officials said. Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead were requested on July 8, 2021, to assist with an investigation of a structure fire that occurred in the Hillsboro area of Fleming County.

St. Claire HealthCare Announces Changes Related to COVID-19 Testing

St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) and Wild Health have played a critical role in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free COVID-19 testing to the community. While the federal funding that made free testing possible was exhausted earlier this month, Wild Health, in partnership with SCH, will continue to offer testing in Morehead to meet the needs of patients throughout the community.

Matt Tackett Named President of Southern Economic Development Council

This month, the Southern Economic Development Center (SEDC), North America's oldest and largest professional association for economic development, named Morehead State University alumnus Matt Tackett (Class of 2005, 2007) its president. He will be replacing retiring president Gene Stinson and implementing the organization's mission to provide information, guidance and leadership to the American South's economic development practitioners.

Acey, Keith, Marriott, Guilfoil Tabbed to All-Commonwealth Football Team

Morehead State football standouts Wade Acey, Khiyree Keith, Cam Marriott and Matt Guilfoil have all been tabbed to the 2022 All-Commonwealth Team, as selected by the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. Acey, a graduate student defensive lineman from Perryville, Ky., had 3.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks among...

MSU Police Officer Indicted

A Morehead State University Police Officer has been indicted on felony charges in Fleming County. 50-year-old Shawn Jones was indicted by a Fleming County Grand Jury last week on one count of second-degree arson. The charge is a Class B felony, which is punishable by a term of imprisonment not less than 10 years or more than 20 years.

They Ride to End Neurofibromatosis

Last Saturday, June 18, a veritable swarm of motorcyclists descended on Stanton in an effort to raise awareness for NF (Neurofibromatosis) Cancer in children. The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) is the largest private fund dedicated to research for NF cancers in children. Its mission is four-part: funding drug research and providing patient and family support while raising public awareness and establishing practices in clinical care for those affected. Chapters and organizations are found in all 50 US states. One of many groups dedicated to ending childhood cancer we gladly welcome them on their 6th annual ride through our town. Stanton Fire Department provided and escort as riders passed through the city.