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  1. Grant funds transcription of Adair Co. Black Heritage interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Columbia Magazine

    ... Commission to support oral hisotry projects. The projects funded range from Appalshop Video History Project in Whitesburg, to a New Deal agricultural program, to integration of Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. Printable: this page is now ...

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  2. Letcher County Man Shot During BurglaryRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Kentucky State Police

    A Whitesburg man has been arrested after an altercation resulted in his being shot late Tuesday evening. Kentucky State Police charged 39 year old Jimmy "J.

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  3. Lincoln County sees increase in foreign-born residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Ruidoso News

    ... dailyyonder.com ) is published by the Center for Rural Strategies, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in Whitesburg, Ky.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    Billie D. Murch, 79, of Chillicothe passed from this life early Thursday morning, April 23, 2015 in Westmoreland Place. She was born August 14, 1935 in Whitesburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Henry and Letha Polly.

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  5. Lincoln County sees increase in foreign-born residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ruidoso News

    ... dailyyonder.com ) is published by the Center for Rural Strategies, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in Whitesburg, Ky.

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  6. Is There A Future for Appalachia After Coal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | National Journal

    WHITESBURG, Ky.-For a long time, coal dominated this remote region of rolling hilltops and muddy roads near the Tennessee and Virginia borders. But when the nation started to move away from coal-fired power plants, and giant companies pulled up stakes and closed down mines, shedding 7,000 jobs in just three years, the people left too.

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  7. Book release a RepressionsR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... and he hosts a weekly radio show called Spectrum airing Wednesdays at midnight EST on Appalshop's WMMT 88.7 FM in Whitesburg. For more information about the book signing at the museum, contact the Bell County Historical Society at 606-242-0005. ...

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  8. Calls From HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The American Prospect

    ... ills of central Appalachia: the injustices of coal mining and the social costs of mass incarceration. Living in Whitesburg, Kentucky, in a county with 13.8 percent unemployment and where 25.7 percent of people live below the poverty line, she hosts ...

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  9. Imagining a Post-Coal AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Atlantic

    WHITESBURG, Ky.-For a long time, coal dominated this remote region of rolling hilltops and muddy roads near the Tennessee and Virginia borders. But when the nation started to move away from coal-fired power plants, and giant companies pulled up stakes and closed down mines, shedding 7,000 jobs in just three years, the people left too.

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  10. GRAMMY Foundation Awards More Than $200,000 for Music ResearchRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and via a kiosk exhibit to be used by the Starr Gennett Foundation. Preservation Implementation Appalshop Inc. - Whitesburg, Ky. Awarded: $10,000 Since 1987, Appalshop's annual Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival has featured live music and ...

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  11. Union Soldier receives headstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... 17, 2014, Mr. Lawrence Cook of the Colonel Ben E. Caudill Camp #1629 - Sons of the Confederate Veterans of Whitesburg, KY, contacted Chris regarding information about an inquiry he had received from Chris' wife Andrea. Andrea was working with local ...

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  12. Surrendering to retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... to find me at Pikeville College if I wasn't at the gym was holed up in the library. Lunch hour, when I worked in Whitesburg, and then from 4:30p.m. until closing time, would often find me holed up in the Letcher County Library, when it was located ...

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  13. Ky. addict herself on fire to 'burn for Jesus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Leeann Brock, 21, of Whitesburg, Ky., set her hair and clothes on fire using the 'eternal flame' of the memorial and scampered up the trunk of a pine on the courthouse lawn, WYMT-TV reported A rural Kentucky woman was arrested for vandalism after she set herself ablaze and climbed a tree at a Tennessee war memorial because she was "burning for Jesus," she told police. Leeann Brock, 21, of Whitesburg, Ky., set her hair and clothes on fire using the "eternal flame" of the memorial and scampered up the trunk of a pine on the courthouse lawn, WYMT-TV reported, citing a story in the Kingsport Times-News. 1 comment

  14. Belk opens at The Pinnacle in Southwest VirginiaRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Virginia Business

    ... private brands, and a large shoe department. "Our objective is to give consumers a one-of-a-kind opportunity from Whitesburg, Ky., to Roanoke; Asheville, N.C., to Morristown; and all parts in between," Pinnacle developer Steve Johnson said in a ...

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  15. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... assistant. The conference will be held in the auditorium of the Belinda Mason Building located on the SKCTC Whitesburg campus. For more information, contact Sabrina Mullins at 606-589-3360. The Cumberland Valley Chapter of the Kentucky Public ...

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  16. Artists prepare to use $250K grant for west Louisville art, talent developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... make their goal 250,000 times more attainable. In addition to the Roots and Wings Project, Appalshop, located in Whitesburg, KY is also a national ArtPlace America finalist. To view a complete list of 2015 ArtPlace America finalists, click here .

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  17. What's Goin' OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... into the REGIONAL RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM offered by Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College on the Whitesburg campus are urged to attend one of three preadmission conferences in order to be considered for entry into the program. Conferences ...

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  18. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... conferences scheduled before the deadline include: Jan. 27, 4 p.m. Belinda Mason Building auditorium, Whitesburg campus; Feb. 10, 4 p.m. room 140, Pineville campus; Feb. 12, 4 p.m. room 118 Falkenstine Hall, Cumberland campus. All information ...

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  19. Iowa ethanol lobby aims to regain its influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... contrasts with a time when support was automatic, said Dee Davis, president of the Center for Rural Strategies in Whitesburg, Kentucky. "We're a country awash in cheap energy right now," Davis said in a telephone interview. "The marketplace is not ...

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  20. Iowa Ethanol Lobby Starts 2016 Campaign to Regain Its InfluenceRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... contrasts with a time when support was automatic, said Dee Davis, president of the Center for Rural Strategies in Whitesburg, Kentucky . "We're a country awash in cheap energy right now," Davis said in a telephone interview. "The marketplace is not ...

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