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Morgan health care professionals hear about ‘disease of addiction’

Addiction doesn’t make any sense and purely punitive approaches to ending addiction will not work, Dr. John Sanders, the medical director for hospice and palliative medicine at St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead, told a group of Morgan County health care professionals on July 18.Sanders’ presentation

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2018-07-20 12:00:00

Police: Intoxicated man trying to steal "junk" caught, held by homeowner

SITKA, Ky. (WYMT) -One Johnson County man is facing several charges after police say he was caught in the act of stealing what he believed was junk.Deputies with the Johnson County Sheriff's Department were called to a home on Mort Mullins Drive in Sitka Thursday night.When they got there, the homeo

WYMT.COM - 2018-07-20 13:07:00

Johnson County grand jury indicts Thelma man on rape, sodomy, sexual abuse charges

A Johnson County grand jury handed down 29 indictments Wednesday, among them an indictment against a Thelma man alleged to have committed charges including rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a minor.

PAINTSVILLEHERALD.COM - 2018-07-21 10:00:00

Man allegedly shoots neighbor during fight about cutting grass

Investigators say Carr and his neighbor, Colin Knappenberger, 76, got into an argument. Carr was cutting his grass and Knappenberger allegedly though some rocks went into his yard.

WSAZ - 2018-07-20 16:04:00

KSP: Lexington man leads Troopers on chase in Rowan County

Troopers say they had received a call about the theft when they saw a truck matching the description at a Kroger Center. When investigators turned on their emergency lights, however, the driver took off.


New jail ribbon cutting, tours are Friday

It has been about a four-year process from start to finish, but the new Rowan County Detention Center will officially open its doors at the end of this month.A special ribbon cutting ceremony for the new facility is slated for this Friday, July 20, at 10 a.m. Tours available to the public will be he


Ohio man indicted in Bracken County | Ledger Independent – Maysville Online

Jacob Curtis Paul, 23, was indicted on one count distribution of obscene matter to a minor and one count unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities.

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-07-20 19:58:00

Video crew goes ghost hunting at Waveland. Is history present?

Darren Zancan warily looks up. Could this be what he was looking for, and the cameras aren’t even rolling?

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-07-20 12:03:00

Forest Service seeks public comment on proposed fire break

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to create and maintain a fire break along five miles of US 60 east of Morehead, from Bramblewood Drive to KY 799. The agency is interested in hearing public comments or concerns about this project.“This section of US 60 has been the location of two wildfires sinc


Morehead Theatre Guild Audition Notice for the musical ASSASSINS

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and choosing one of three songs from the show (audition tracks will be provided for practice). Choose the song that best showcases your voice for the initial audition. The playlist is available on YouTube at . Visit the website, for additional


Experience Pioneer Life at Carter Caves State Resort Park

A weeklong event featuring pioneering life in Kentucky will be presented at Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill July 23-29.The annual Pioneer Life Week showcases life during the late 18th and early 19th century. Visitors can enjoy a step back in time in the Pioneer Encampment near the Carte


Combs named assistant coach for men’s basketball

Scott Combs, who has extensive head coaching and administrative experience and a broad knowledge of the Ohio Valley Conference, has been named assistant coach for the Morehead State men's basketball program.Combs joins the Eagles after a successful six-year stint as head coach and associate athletic


Letter: KFAC has an important place in community

My name is Minnie Adkins, and I am a folk artist. The Kentucky Folk Art Center has helped me to help myself, and it has helped a lot of other artists.


Clyde Thomas honored for service as judge

Clyde A. Thomas Sr., second from right, was joined by his family and Rowan County Fiscal Court on Tuesday morning as the county honored the former judge-executive of 17 years with a plaque to be hung in the entrance of the courthouse. (Photo by Brad Stacy)


Morehead State University budget cuts lead to job cuts - ABC 36 News

Morehead State University says that job eliminations, reorganizations, layoffs and resignations have reduced MSU’s authorized number of faculty and staff positions from 1,010 on July 1, 2017, when Morgan became president, to 854 on June 30 of this year, a decrease of 156 jobs or almost 15 percent.


Red River Gorge visitors take to treehouses in growing camping trend

STANTON, Ky. (WKYT) --Aaron Dourson, President of Red River Gorgeous, has created a getaway where folks can connect with nature without having to disconnect from the modern amenities we've come to depend on like running water and electricity.


Police ID Kentucky juvenile as suspect in alleged sexual assaults at grocery store - Portsmouth Daily Times

At the scene, two reports were taken from two juvenile female victims, both with similar complaints of inappropriate touching by a male suspect. The suspect was described as a white male wearing what appeared to be grey jogging pants and a blue short-sleeve T-shirt. He was accompanied by an older wh


Search continues for Powell County man - ABC 36 News

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Powell County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a missing person’s case from March.Powell County Search and Rescue are now offering a $500 reward for anyone with information leading to 29-year-old Roy Lane Junior.- Advertisement -Sheriff’s deputies say they’ve r


Fugitive wanted on rape charge arrested

William Litton, 48, of Webbville, Kentucky, was arrested initially on April 20 after being indicted on a charge he knowingly and unlawfully engaged in sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion, according to the release.


Five charged in durg bust | Ledger Independent – Maysville Online

According to information from the court, Deputy Ryan Hull of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office received a tip on June 30, concerning drug activity at the WinStay Inn on Moody Drive in Maysville. Officers went to the room where they understood drug activity was taking place and knocked on the door, H