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Black Sheep Brick Oven Bakery

February 8, 2018

Sometimes rebuilding an economy, and lives, means adding one or two jobs at a time. A new bakery established by folks at the Hemphill...

From Social Haunting to Community Healing

January 24, 2018

In this episode of WMMT’s Mountain Talk we explore the idea of social haunting, or how the troubles of the past might be playing...

Tiny Houses Tackle Big Problems

January 17, 2018

Three years ago, the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative won a $30 million federal grant to support innovation and personalized learning in classrooms throughout eastern...

Changing Course: KVEC Schools Aim To Remake East Kentucky

January 8, 2018

Many people would be surprised to hear that Bill and Melinda Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg visited eastern Kentucky schools in 2017, but they...

A Pension Is A Promise

January 4, 2018

As efforts continue to rebuild the eastern Kentucky economy, the quality of the educational system, so dependent on the excellence and commitment of the...

Don’t Break the Internet Before Rural Gets It

December 27, 2017

If you use the Internet or are one of the many rural residents who hope to get the Internet, December 14 was a big...

East Kentuckians Oppose KY Power Rate Increase

November 16, 2017

On this edition of WMMT’s Mtn. Talk concerned residents of eastern Kentucky speak out about Kentucky Power Company’s proposed double-digit rate increase at the...

Appalachian Harvest Launches Herb Hub

November 13, 2017

Farming opportunities are plentiful in the Appalachian mountains if you look to the herbs and edible plants found in our abundant forests. Appalachian Harvest,...

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