Johnny Cummings http://wuky.org en Fairness Ordinance Puts Vicco, Ky. On The National Map http://wuky.org/post/fairness-ordinance-puts-vicco-ky-national-map <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">VICCO, Ky. — Eight months after the tiny Appalachian town of Vicco took a stand against gay-based discrimination, it's basking in a flurry of attention and even an infusion of much-needed cash. All that fuss has its openly gay mayor dreaming of reviving a coal town that has long been fading.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:07:27 +0000 Associated Press 37963 at http://wuky.org Fairness Ordinance Puts Vicco, Ky. On The National Map Vicco Mayor Wins Honor From Human Rights Commission http://wuky.org/post/vicco-mayor-wins-honor-human-rights-commission <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A small-town mayor in southeastern Kentucky has won special recognition from the state's Commission on Human Rights.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The commission said Thursday it honored Vicco Mayor Johnny Cummings for his efforts to create local civil-rights protections in his community. The town of 335 people in Perry County gained national attention for adopting a gay-rights ordinance last January.</span></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 10:56:49 +0000 Associated Press 32690 at http://wuky.org Vicco Mayor Wins Honor From Human Rights Commission