Kentucky offers sweepstakes to encourage summer reading
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is offering financial incentives for children to do some summer reading. Four Kentucky children will each win $1,000 to put toward a college savings account this year by participating in a summer reading program at their local public library, the state said Tuesday.
Review: Journalist brings rare nuance to take on Appalachia
In the preface to his new book, Alan Maimon writes that he’s “not here to take shots at J.D. Vance’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’” but then he eviscerates Vance’s bestseller with stiletto precision.
Tennessee Ranks in the Bottom Half for Child Well-Being Nationally
Data Across 50 States Show Struggles with Tennessee Child Well-Being Prior to Pandemic, But Hopes for Recovery Remain, Annie E. Casey Foundation Finds
Editorial: WV’s population problems are those of rural Appalachia
In the weeks since the Census Bureau released its state-level population count showing West Virginia continues to lose population, there has been weeping and gnashing of teeth over this state’s
West Virginia gets OK for summer food benefits for students
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia families with eligible school-age children will receive funding from the federal government for groceries this summer. One-time benefits of $375 are expected to be issued for each eligible child by mid-July, the state Department of Education said in a news rele…
It’s Official: LION to reopen Beattyville plant after more than a decade - ABC 36 News
First responder PPE producer plans 75 jobs in Lee County