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Rowan County experienced a total of 323 Covid-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with a total of 25 active cases as of Tuesday, October 20, the county’s fiscal court was told during its regular monthly meeting.

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RICHMOND, KY   Construction will soon start on a new, high-tech 60—acre vegetable farm in Madison County, according to Appalachian Harvest, joining a Rowan County project that will open soon.

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Financial instability is one of the many heightened fears college students have as a result of the pandemic.

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Morehead State’s Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 commencement ceremonies will take place in person this fall, but with restrictions to follow all Covid-19 restrictions.

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Morehead State University is mourning the passing of alumnus, attorney and long-time public servant Terry McBrayer (59), who died Sunday, Oct. 11, at 83.  

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A silent Black Lives Matter protest turned vocal at Morehead State University. 

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Solar power has been brought to Morehead State University’s Derrickson Agricultural Complex, decreasing the need for traditional electric power. 

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The MSU community is mourning the loss of Kermit Lewis Vencill II, who died Tuesday, October 6, at the age of 44. Born April 2, 1976, in Kettering, Ohio, he is the son of Sue McMillan Vencill of Morehead and the late Kermit Lewis “Sonny” Vencill.

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Abbey Akers opened two new businesses while working at a part-time job and attending college.

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A first-time Gen Z voter is still ready to vote, even after Tuesday’s chaotic presidential debate.

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Rowan County moved into a red category on the COVID-19 map released by state health officials last week.

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As required by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Morehead State University will move to implement the Quality Enhancement Plan, as voted by the faculty last year.

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The 37th annual Gourd Festival created a space for vendors to sell their wares and make their small businesses known in these trying times. 

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Brody Shoupe, a starting catcher for the Morehead State baseball team, has noticed adjustments amid the pandemic changing the team from previous years.

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Estil Stone, a self-employed businessman, is going back to school to enhance his retirement years.

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COVID-19 has hindered a lot of athletic events at Morehead State University this semester, but the rifle team was one of the only sports to playing their matches. 

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Morehead State University will debut an ambitious program to get alumni more involved within the student community.

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Work-study jobs are a main source of income for many college students at Morehead State. For students like Kennealy Roberts, work-study programs are vital for their ability to pay for college and gain insight into future careers.

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A Morehead State student was required to quarantine in Nunn Hall after briefly coming into contact with someone who later tested positive.

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Virtual regulations have not stopped active runners like Robin Donehue from participating in local running events.

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Students living in quarantine at Morehead State University are having to alter their meal plans in Nunn Hall, the university’s designated quarantine dormitory.

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Like all colleges across the nation, Morehead State University has grappled with the changes the Covid-19 pandemic has brought on.