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City talks speed humps, approves property loan

About 10 downtown Morehead residents attended City Council's monthly meeting to voice their concerns about safety in regards to high speed drivers in the Tippett Avenue and Fifth Street area. (Photo by Brad Stacy) Morehead City Council has taken another step toward improving some downtown residents'

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:38:00

FFA grows, donates sweet potatoes to seniors

Local high school students put their months of hard work to good use earlier this week as they donated fresh crops to those who are unable to grow them themselves. Rowan County Senior High School's Future Farmers of America (FFA) planted multiple rows of sweet potatoes at Morehead State University's

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:34:00

New group offers support for veterans

A retired veteran is reaching out to veterans across the state to help one another. Jeremy Harrell, a sergeant in the United States Army, served from 1999 until he retired in 2008, and spent over one year of that time in Iraq. Harrell also lived in Morehead from 2007 through 2010, and currently live

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:33:00

Computer management @ YOUR Rowan County Public Library

If you haven't used one of YOUR Rowan County Public Library's public computers this week, you haven't experienced the service enhancements available for computer use and printing. EnvisionWare computer and print management software has been installed. You no longer need to stop at the circulation de

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:39:00

Success of recent square dance makes way for second

With the success of last month's square dance at the Rowan County Arts Center, event organizers decide to do-si-do once again. A second square dance will be held at the arts center on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with the goal of holding a square dance monthly. The dance is hosted by the

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:36:00

Recycled art exhibit reception tonight

"Imagination has no disability," says Ruthanne Wayman. As community access worker at DNS Community Services, Wayman works daily with people with disabilities, helping them seek employment and other opportunities. According to Wayman, these individuals are often on a tight, fixed income, which allows

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:36:00

Teen charged with dozens of sex crimes let out on bail, reportedly contacts victim

A teen charged with more than six dozen sex crimes has been remanded back to jail after reportedly having contact with his victim in violation of his bond agreement. The $10,000 bond paid for his release also could be forfeited. Kobe Graves-Hardin, 18, was arrested again Nov. 9 after having been rel


Kroger launches online ordering in region

Kroger launched its online ordering feature at the Ashland and Russell stores Wednesday morning. The company said along with adding jobs to the area, the ClickList service offers the convenience of online shopping with the freshness and personalization of shopping in store. A dedicated staff was hir


Servicemen killed in WWII to finally be buried in California

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. MANTECA, Calif. (AP) - Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns. The Defense

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-19 01:05:50

Protesters greet appearance by land-use attorney Budd-Falen

Around 100 Ravalli County citizens and conservation group members gathered at Hamilton Middle School Saturday morning to protest what they called an effort to privatize public lands. Karen Budd-Falen, a controversial land-use attorney leading President Donald Trump's shortlist for Bureau of Land Man

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 18:46:00

3 clever ways to sharpen your cleavers

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. While it may seem counter-intuitive, any chef will tell you that more accidents happen with dull knives than sharp knives. There's just one problem: the steel sharpening tools that come with knife sets can be intimid

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

Searchers are looking for a lost hunter near Lincoln

Search crews on snowmobiles are trying to find a hunter who is lost in the snow near Lincoln. Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said the 26-year-old Missoula man called 911 about 5 p.m. Friday and reported he was lost in heavy snow. Though the man was disoriented, Dutton said, he told offic

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 03:22:00

Gianforte's Democratic challengers criticize House tax bill as Republicans work to sell it

The Democrats lined up to challenge U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte are mutually panning the House Republican tax reform bill passed on party lines this week. The six candidates vying to challenge Gianforte in November told The Gazette the tax reform package does little for the middle class and that cuts t

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 02:30:00

George Lane and his famous foot

In the 1860s, Virginia City was a notorious collection of bushwhackers and rabble-rousers that terrorized local citizens. In an effort to thwart this den of thieves, leading members of Virginia City formed a "vigilance committee" in 1863. In just the first two months of 1864, the vigilantes hung 24

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 02:17:00

Time for the Bitterroot fish stories

Two stories come to mind this week. I have heard them recently and they stuck with me to the point that they come to mind often. The first one is from an adult fisherman who has a great sense of humor and loves to fish. He has a philosophy about fishing for spawning rainbow trout. Male fish are poss

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 13:30:00

Ravalli County legislators call special session a success

Montana's top legislators in Ravalli County called the recent special session a success Friday, saying the Republican-led Legislature proved to be both efficient and effective. Senate Majority Leader Fred Thomas, House Majority Leader Ron Ehli and House Appropriations Chair Nancy Ballance - all Repu

RAVALLIREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-18 13:00:00

Need to know for Saturday, Nov. 18

1. Holiday Jubilee: Experience a Victorian Christmas during the annual Holiday Jubilee at the 1897 Poe House on Dec. 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. The free event will include a concert by the Coventry Carolers on the front porch at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30. The Cross Creek Chordsmen also will perform. There also wi

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-18 09:31:00

Lumberton woman charged with robbing Family Dollar, Dollar General stores

LUMBERTON - Police have charged a woman with robbing two Family Dollar stores and a Dollar General in Lumberton. Tyra Watson, 18, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. She also is charged with one count of larceny that is unrelated to the robberies,

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-17 16:36:39

Myron B. Pitts: Harris Teeter vs Publix could be epic battle

For 10 years, Michael and Brigitte Mansfield bought their Thanksgiving Day turkey dinner from Harris Teeter on Raeford Road. Last week they bought the meal from Publix, about 0.3 miles west. They say it will be delivered on Wednesday. I believe an epic battle is developing between the two grocers on

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-18 20:16:00

'Bud' Taylor posthumously receives Small Business Excellence Award

The community efforts of David "Bud" Taylor, who picked up the reins of the D.K. Taylor Oil Company from his father, were recognized Thursday night when the Methodist University School of Business presented him with a posthumous Small Business Excellence Award. With Taylor's distraught wife, Deborah

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-17 03:17:57