Mike James


Mike James is The Independent's education reporter. He has covered news in Northeast Kentucky since 1996.

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MOREHEAD Morehead State University and its alumni are racing the clock today in an annual scholarship fundraiser.

Making candy bags for shut-ins at Hager are, from left, Tyler Hall, Noah Thompson, Landon Chapman and Cayson Moore, all fourth-graders.

Making valentines at Hager are Lexi Reeves, left, and Cayson Moore, both fourth-graders.

Addison Ramey, front, and Caden Williams work on recycling at Poage Elementary.

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ASHLAND Once a week, teams of kids fan out after school at Poage and Hager elementaries, gathering trash from around the buildings and consoli…

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ASHLAND The site of the former Alma’s restaurant at the corner of Greenup Avenue and 15th Street didn’t stay vacant long.

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School districts that have not received charter school applications may opt out of training for school board members, the Kentucky Board of Ed…

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