From the Mayor’s Desk
Here you'll find posts directly from Mayor Jim Tom Trent. Click below to read about what is going on in Morehead, and to join in on the conversation!

Main Street Goes Back To The Future

September 6, 2016 | 12:09 pm

After over a year of planning, Main Street has been changed back to its original design as a straight thoroughfare. And, thus far, the public response has been overwhelming positive. Not only has the street been “straightened” but parking is now back to the original parallel design as well. These changes are part of a bigger and long range visioning plan (See Vision Morehead Facebook […]

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Memo from the Mayor: 2016 Goals

January 14, 2016 | 10:00 am

We have many goals and aspirations for our community in 2016. Some of our top priorities are: 1. Because public safety is and always will be our top priority, we will first continue to develop plans for a new police and fire building to be built within the city limits. Public safety also includes partnering with Morehead Utility Plant Board to continue to look at […]

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Freedom Fest and Thunder Over Triplett

August 5, 2015 | 12:35 pm

On Friday, July 3rd, Morehead celebrated our nation’s independence with Freedom Fest in downtown. Although Mother Nature provided a day-long challenge to the festivities, ultimately, the events and all the folks that came out won the day. The day began with the 2nd Annual Al Baldwin Memorial 5K Run/Walk sponsored and administered by the 2015 Governors Scholar Program at MSU. With over 300 participants in […]

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Fires, Floods, Protestors, Oh My!

April 6, 2015 | 8:31 pm

What a week we had leading up to Easter Sunday. First, we had a small forest fire in the Rodburn Hollow area that was contained by the U.S. an KY Forest Services with assistance and back up from the Morehead Fire Department. The fire was spread over several hundred acres before it was extinguished by Mother Nature. Fortunately, there were no physical injuries or property […]

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Historic Day in the Head of Silicon Holler

April 1, 2015 | 8:31 pm

Our community was blessed to be visited by Governor Steve Beshear, U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers and State Representative Rocky Adkins, all who brought good news for the present and future of Morehead. First of all, Governor Beshear, Congressman Rogers and Representative Adkins joined myself, MSU President Wayne Andrews and Rowan Co. Judge Executive Walter Blevins for the dedication of the new airport/Eagle Trace road. This […]

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