Education & the Internet: Key to Rural Future?

Educators, librarians and students from throughout East Kentucky talk about how using the Internet and going online is increasingly an essential part of teaching and learning here in the mountains, the challenges when schools and students don’t have quality broadband, and what access to the latest technology could mean to the future of our students […]

Using Ingenuity & Internet to Stay on the Farm

A video portrait of Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton, farmers in Scott County, Virginia, who have used the Internet to create a thriving market for their invention, the Avian Aqua Miser. This innovative device provides a steady source of water to chickens without creating an unsanitary mess. Their story underlines the importance of access to […]

Getting Ahead Online: Education & the Internet

The school year just kicked off here in Letcher County, and opening day is right around the corner for many other students in eastern Kentucky.  As young people throughout the region head back to the classroom, there is one tool they’ll be using that wasn’t around for generations past: the Internet.  WMMT’s Sylvia Ryerson talked […]

Sharing the Spirit of Appalachian Kentucky

A video visit with Morgan County, KY photographer Dean Hill and his wife and partner Karen who are able to run a successful art photography business from their lovely, but isolated rural home with the help of high-speed Internet access.