Promise Zone

Local/Regional News
12:35 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

ARC Awards Grant To Ky. Promise Zone

The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded funding to launch the Promise Zone program in eight counties in southeastern Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
1:01 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Kentucky Becomes USDA "StrikeForce" State

Credit farmflavor.com

U.S. Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack joined state leaders Friday to announce Kentucky's new status as a "StrikeForce" state.

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Local/Regional News
4:51 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Top Obama Administration Official Visits UK

U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
Credit USA Today

During a visit to UK, U-S Ag. Secy. Tom Vilsack said he remains hopeful that a long-delayed farm bill will eventually get passed by Congress.

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Local/Regional News
2:27 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Obama Initiative Earns Rare Kudos From Kentucky Republicans

President Obama’s Promise Zone program has produced a rare moment of agreement between the president and the state’s Washington delegation.

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