Eastern Kentucky

Josh James / WUKY

Hard hit Kentucky coal communities will be the target of up to $38 million in federal grants aimed at reviving local economies. It's all part of what’s being dubbed the “POWER Initiative.”

Eastern Kentucky residents are launching an effort to answer a June New York Times headline that asked “What’s the Matter with Eastern Kentucky?”

A study comparing the highest and lowest performing public schools in Eastern Kentucky has yielded some surprising results.