Hopeful about the future, and in anticipation of the S.O.A.R. summit next week, some eastern Kentucky residents have offered suggestions for principles, process and policies to guide future development in the region.
Public Celebration to Feature Music and Speakers
Members of the Perry County chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, the Hazard Perry County Branch of the NAACP, and the Democratic Women’s Club of Perry County are pleased to announce Celebrating Democracy, an event to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5 at City Hall in downtown Hazard.
KFTC welcomes governor’s announcement, supports public input about vision and strategies for a just transition in Appalachia
Shaping Our Appalachian Region builds on groundwork from Appalachia's Bright Future Conference
KFTC members welcome plans for a summit in December to gather and share ideas about ways to build a healthy, diverse economy in eastern Kentucky – ideas that many of the region's residents have been exploring for several yerars. The summit was announced today by Gov. Steve Beshear, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers and other elected officials.
Today, we celebrate the fourth annual National Miners Day. American miners work every day to provide the necessities of life. They deserve protection on the job from workplace hazards that have killed tens of thousands and injured hundreds of thousands of miners throughout our history
Details have emerged on how developers of the Bluegrass Pipeline began a survey of a Kentucky state park in August without permission.
The notion of Appalachian exceptionalism has never been reality and is more wrong today than ever.
Far from being an outlier, the region, if anything, is a microcosm of this country and the challenges facing all of America.