Tuesday Apr 8
Floyd County Times
A faith-based economy for East Kentucky
I spend a lot of time on these pages talking about ways to leverage our heritage to create new enterprises around things like moonshine and a history of feuds.
Mike Huckabee to speak in Martin County for 50th anniversary of War on Poverty
Former Arkansas governor and talk show host Mike Huckabee will join Martin County residents April 25 to recognize the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's visit to Inez to declare a War on Poverty.
Eastern Kentucky coal deal with India stalls
In August 2012, Gov. Steve Beshear and private-sector energy executives announced a deal that would send 9 million tons of Eastern Kentucky coal to India, holding the promise of reviving the region's sagging economy.