In this episode WMMT’s Ohio Valley Resource Reporter Sydney Boles sets out to learn the history behind the RC Cola signs around Whitesburg. Then, from the WMMT archives, we revisit a story about the Houndog Hookers, rug makers from Blackey who grew to national notoriety during the 1950s and 60s. And finally from the Ohio Valley Resource, some recent regional updates on the opioid epidemic.
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May 31, 2019
In this episode we're previewing multiple events happening in Eastern Kentucky in late May and Early June: from a film screening of "Coal's Deadly Dust" and panel discussion Read More >
April 19, 2019
In this episode we’re remembering the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster in Raleigh County, WV in 2010, celebrating the life and musical legacy of Addie Graham with her grandson Read More >
April 5, 2019
This is the second in an Appalshop at 50 series featuring voices of some of our founders, early staff, and current Appalshop artists, and highlighting our 50th celebrations Read More >
March 26, 2019
This episode features an oral history project led by Nell Fields, which aims to document the stories and experiences of women in Letcher County, KY. Nell tells us about her Read More >
March 22, 2019
In this episode we’re talking artistic collaborations & tourism in Appalachia & beyond. We'll hear sounds from Mosaic Interactive: a group of artists from across the country & Read More >