MAKING
CONNECTIONS
NEWS

Sharing Stories of Opportunities & Challenges for Diversifying Appalachia's Economy & Renewing Her Communities

Stories

Search by Topic
  • All
  • Arts & Culture
  • Asset Building
  • Broadband
  • Community
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment
  • Farm & Forestry
  • Health
  • Heritage
  • Investment
  • Jobs
  • Journalism
  • Justice
  • Local Foods
  • Mining
  • Politics & Policy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Rural Issues
  • Technology
  • Tourism
  • Women
  • Youth
x
SORTINGBY DATE RANGE

Census: Not Too Late To Be Counted

May 18, 2020

Money and power, that’s what the 2020 Census count will determine for each of our communities. The Census count is currently underway, yet eastern...

More Than Mail – Rural Postal Service Threatened

May 5, 2020

This story was originally produced in December 2011 when rural mail service was threatened and many post offices were scheduled for closure. With the...

Best Medicine May Be Walking

April 8, 2020

Another story in our series, Prevent Diabetes EKY, this report focuses on an innovative health improvement program happening in connection with the City of...

Create Your State

March 22, 2020

This episode of Making Connections News is a recording from the Create Your State Tour, a musical, multimedia performance that inspires and empowers creative...

Willa Johnson: Diet Makes A Difference

March 16, 2020

Willa Johnson, a single mom from McRoberts, KY, has long struggled with health problems but didn’t realize she was in the prediabetes range until...

Leaving No One Behind

March 5, 2020

As the nation grapples with climate change, the need for a fair transition for workers and communities that have depended upon coal jobs and...

What Does Kentucky Value?

February 21, 2020

Most folks working to revive our region’s economy agree that it is increasingly difficult to do if the state of Kentucky is not providing...

Patsy Adams: Check Your Sugar!

February 11, 2020

Letcher County’s Patsy Adams grew up surrounded by family members who suffered from diabetes, but she didn’t realize she had it until it was...

Loading...