In this WMMT story, two Pike County entrepreneurs share how they came to open their fitness businesses and their passion for fitness as a means to enrich their community by providing a pathway to better health, and also by creating jobs.
Junior and senior high school students representing the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative (ARI) Student Senate passed a resolution in favor of the White House’s proposed POWER+ Plan to invest in the region. ARI Student Senate is a part of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Race to the Top Grant supporting innovative education in 17 rural eastern Kentucky school districts
Appalachian young people speak on the past and present impact of the coal industry and their hopes for the future.
Three Appalachian youth share perspectives on what it’s like to be young in the region right now – including the great parts & not so great parts – and talk about why they love this place so deeply.