Cory Coots: Invest in Future for Appalachian Youth

Cory Coots hails from Viper, KY and will soon be a senior at Hazard High School. Speaking as a young person who wants to have a future in the region, he calls for new ways to invest our serverance tax funds. Cory has just finished working as a peer trainer in Appalshop’s Appalachian Media Institute […]

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 […]

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 […]