MUPB proposes hikes in water, sewer rates
The Morehead Utility Plant Board is proposing a 10-11 percent increase in water rates and a 13 percent increase in sewer rates for its customers in July.
Deputy ag commissioner back in retirement
FRANKFORT - Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced Thursday Deputy Commissioner Larry Cox will “re-enter retirement” effective June 15 after shutting down the department’s internal fuel testing laboratory.
Beshear says state will expand Medicaid
FRANKFORT – Gov. Steve Beshear on Thursday announced Kentucky will go along with an expansion of Medicaid to deliver health care coverage to 308,000 presently uninsured citizens through provisions of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare as it’s sometimes called.
Hometown bids farewell to newest hero
“He was another good reason to be proud of our country.”
Those words from the Rev. Gene Parr began the tributes to Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, a 30-year-old Morehead native who died with three other crew members last month when their MC-12 surveillance aircraft went down in Afghanistan.
Memorial for slain Morehead student set for Thursday
A life snuffed out far too soon will be celebrated on Thursday in Ashland’s Central Park.
Airman’s family heartbroken but proud
"He died just as he lived — serving God and others. We are blessed to have known and loved Daniel." Sharri Jones spoke bravely but painfully about her only child, Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Fannin, who died last weekend in a plane crash in Afghanistan.
3 MSU football players arrested for robbery
Morehead State University police arrested student-athletes Nicolas Sidari, 20, of Seven Hills, Ohio, Anthony Lamar Hendrix Jr., 19, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Brian Nelson, 20, of Morehead, early Friday after a call reporting a robbery.
Morehead man charged with arson
A Morehead man wanted for questioning in an arson investigation has been arrested.
Farmer enters not guilty plea
Richie Farmer’s attorney entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf Thursday before a federal magistrate here on charges of misappropriating more than $450,000 in public funds during his tenure as Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
UPDATE: Inmate dies from injuries
An inmate who was stabbed Sunday by another prisoner at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex in West Liberty has died.
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