WMMT Radio http://wuky.org en Hopes Are High Among Many Heading Into SOAR Summit http://wuky.org/post/hopes-are-high-among-many-heading-soar-summit <p>The search for a collaborative vision into eastern Kentucky's future is being fueled by SOAR, short for Shaping Our Appalachian Region. Sat, 07 Dec 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Greg Stotelmyer 41551 at http://wuky.org Hopes Are High Among Many Heading Into SOAR Summit Some In Eastern Kentucky Wondering About Life After Coal http://wuky.org/post/some-eastern-kentucky-wondering-about-life-after-coal <p>WHITESBURG, Ky. - New statistics released by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet show a staggering drop in coal production and a sharp rise in unemployment in the southeastern Coalfields, particularly in Letcher, Harlan, Knott and Perry counties.&nbsp; According to the report, Eastern Kentucky coal production has reached the lowest level since 1965.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:45:00 +0000 WMMT Radio's Sylvia Ryerson 30653 at http://wuky.org Some In Eastern Kentucky Wondering About Life After Coal In Depth: Why Rural Kentuckians Oppose The "AT&T" Bill http://wuky.org/post/depth-why-rural-kentuckians-oppose-att-bill <p>WHITESBURG, Ky. - The future of landline phone service in Kentucky is once again up for debate in the state legislature. Earlier this week senate bill 88 passed out of the senate and is now on the way to a house committee, Reporter Sylvia Ryerson of WMMT Radio in Whitesburg has this in depth look at legislation that is not playing well in many rural areas of the state.</p><p></p> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 14:45:00 +0000 WMMT's Sylvia Ryerson 27416 at http://wuky.org In Depth: Why Rural Kentuckians Oppose The "AT&T" Bill