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Morehead State’s MSUCorps accepting donations, applications for Build-A-Bed program until Feb. 14

The MSUCorps AmeriCorps Program and its partners are gearing up for their 10th annual Morehead Build-A-Bed Project to provide beds to children who are living in homes with not enough beds or none at all. Applications will be accepted from Jan. 2-Feb 14, 2020. Applications can be found at www.moreheadstate.edu/buildabed. Applications can be submitted online or in paper form. The MSUCorps AmeriCorps...

Jamie Vaught: Latest Pete Rose book brings back pleasant memories of Roberto Clemente jersey

With another book about Pete Rose which came out earlier this month, it brought back a couple of old memories that I have with the former Cincinnati Reds star. One memory took place in 1968 when my beloved Pittsburgh Pirates and superstar Roberto Clemente visited the Reds for a weekend series at Crosley Field. Before going to the ballpark for Sunday’s game, my parents and I went for a breakfast at...

Retired EKU professor examines ‘The Rhetoric of Lincoln’s Letters’ in new book

A retired Eastern Kentucky University professor examines “The Rhetoric of Lincoln’s Letters” in a book with that title. Dr. Marshall Myers, professor emeritus of English and former coordinator of composition at EKU, records the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s writing style through his letters and explores the various persuasive techniques the Kentucky-born president used to communicate with...

Kentucky biodiversity book now available in public schools, now in second printing

After selling out the first printing of its book, “Kentucky’s Natural Heritage, an Illustrated Guide to Biodiversity,” the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission today announced that a second printing will place the book in every middle, high school, college and university library in the Commonwealth. The reprint of the coffee table book and gift to Kentucky’s school libraries was made...