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How to be a WMMT Underwriter
Add your name to the growing list of businesses, organizations, and individuals who use WMMT to get their message to a broad regional audience. With a transmitter high on Pine Mountain, and nine translators throughout the region, WMMT broadcasts to eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, southern West Virginia, parts of east Tennessee and western North Carolina, and worldwide on the internet. For more information call 606-633-0108, or email our Development Coordinator, Téa Wimer, at [email protected]



Psychologist Michelle Amburgey of Whitesburg, KY, providing comprehensive counseling close to home. For information or appointment, 606-633-0035.

The Appalachian Artisan Center; The Appalachian Artisan Center on Main St. in Hindman, KY; specializing in local handmade arts and crafts. Their café serves lunch, coffee and pastries. You can also tour the artist studios. More information about the Appalachian Artisan Center on facebook or at www.artisancenter.net.

Appalachian Voices, bringing people together to protect the land, air, water and communities of central and southern Appalachia. Join with other concerned citizens of the region to make your voice heard. Website www.appvoices.org or toll-free 877-277-8642

Appalseed Productions, providing homegrown music for the whole family. 3049 Oakham Pl., Avondale Estates, GA 30002-1344

Big Sandy Healthcare, Big Sandy Health Care, Inc. is a federally qualified health center and a Health Center Program grantee. BSHC clinics offer services to patients regardless of their ability to pay. The organization operates eight clinics and a mobile dental unit in Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike counties and serves more than 27,000 patients. bshc.org.

Community Trust Bank, with two locations in Whitesburg. www.ctbi.com.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  more at cpb.org

Cowan Creek Mountain Music School, passing our musical heritage on to a new generation. Celebrating 10 years June 20 – 24th, 2011. Brochures available at Cowan Community Center. For information, 606-633-3187, or on the web at www.cowancreekmusic.org.

Frontier Nursing University, which has been proud to call eastern Kentucky home for more than 75 years.  From its campus in Leslie County, Frontier Nursing University provides distance education for nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners who serve women and families across the world, with an emphasis on rural and underserved areas.   More information at frontier.edu.

Heritage Kitchen, a restaurant located in downtown Whitesburg.

Hindman Settlement School; The Hindman Settlement School has offered education, cultural heritage and community service opportunities for people of the mountains since 1902. Visit us at the Forks of Troublesome Creek in Hindman, Kentucky, or online at www.hindmansettelement.org.

Hicks & Funfsinn, a law firm that represents people, not companies. Visit them at HonestFearless.com.

Kanawha Scales and Systems, in Pikeville, Kentucky, providing sales and services on all weighing equipment – including truck scales, belt scales, train loadouts, automated systems and manned data collection systems. Kanawha Scales and Systems has been serving the mining community since 1954. Kanawha Scales & Systems can be contacted at (888) 703-8171 or online at www.kanawhascales.com.

The members of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, working since 1981 to create a new economy in the mountains that values the people, land and the culture of Appalachia while fostering healthy communities and opportunities for our children. www.kftc.org

Kentucky Arts Council, developing and promoting support for the arts in Kentucky. More information available online at www.artscouncil.ky.gov

The Kentucky River Cottages, owned and operated by Morgan County native Brenda Oldfield, this fully-furnished, 3 level cottage is located just 1 mile off I-75 exit 99 and offers a view of the Kentucky River Palisades.  Open year-round for a family get-together or a romantic weekend.  Gift certificates are available. For more information: (859)-779-5129, and virtual tours are available on the web at www.kentuckyrivercottages.com.

Lawson’s Water Conditioning, Wise, VA. Providing sales and rental programs for water conditioning needs since 1964.

Old Homeplace Farm, located on Goose Creek at the Headwaters of the Kentucky River; Old Homeplace Farm is a sustainably managed farm in Clay County, Kentucky. For more information visit, www.oldhomeplacefarm.com

Pam Oldfield Meade of White Oak, KY. Her art can be seen at Artwalk exhibits in Whitesburg, at the Seedtime on the Cumberland festival every June, and in the homes of friends both near and far. For information: www.pamoldfieldmeade.com.

Morehead State University, recognized as one of the top public university in the South, MSU provides quality, affordable higher education. Located in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest, MSU is committed to academic excellence and student success. Visit www.moreheadstate.edu to learn more. Morehead State University, where dreams take root…..and grow.

Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation, operating primary health clinics at Whitesburg, Cornettsville, Buckhorn, Boonesville and Harlan in Kentucky. Services available at Whitesburg are family dentistry, family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology and pulmonology. MCHC is Joint Commission Accredited and holds the National Rural Health Association’s award as the Outstanding Rural Health Practice in the nation.

The National Endowment for the Arts

Richardson Associates Architects, with offices in Whitesburg and Pikeville, offering planning, design and architecture that fits.

The Troublesome Creek Times, the voice of Knott County. Located at 27 East Main St., Hindman, KY.

Attorney Larry Webster, who joins with W.H. Auden in urging you to throw down your mattocks and dance while you can. Pikeville, Kentucky.

Mountain Empire Community College Department of Workforce Development

The Cozy Corner in Whitesburg, offering retail Appalachian books, quilts, crafts, and folk art. You can find out more about The Cozy Corner by stopping by; Cozy Corner is located right next to the Courthouse Café on Main Street in Whitesburg, Kentucky. Or, you can call: 606-633-9637.

Headwaters, an organization dedicated to the stewardship of Letcher County’s waterways. Headwaters encourages watershed awareness, environmental education, clean drinking water, and economic development along our county’s rivers and streams which include the headwaters of the Kentucky, Cumberland, and Big Sandy rivers. You can see more about the work Headwaters is doing in your community at www.kyheadwaters.org.

Dr. Van Breeding of the Whitesburg Medical Clinic (MCHC). Local healthcare, for local folks.

Modern Mountain Dulcimer, who thanks Appalshop’s community radio for keeping in touch with our roots. To find out more about Modern Mountain’s high-performance dulcimers, you can visit modernmountaindulcimer.com.

The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center, fighting for justice in the coalfields by serving coal miners and their communities on issues of health, safety, and to the environment.  ACLC is located at 317 Main Street in downtown Whitesburg, Ky.  For more information, you can call (606) 633-3929, or you can visit appalachianlawcenter.org.



BLUEGRASS and Gospel

East Kentucky Animal Clinic, proud sponsors of bluegrass music in the mountains. 508 US 119, Pikeville, KY 41501. 606-437-4014.

Modern Mountain Dulcimer, who thanks WMMT, Appalshop’s community radio, for making this old world a much better sounding place. Visit www.modernmountaindulcimer.com to check out our high-performance mountain dulcimers. Thanks!

Miley Twyman, who reminds us not to overlook the treasures in our own families, and in our own communities.



Morehead State University recognized as one of the top public university in the South, MSU provides quality, affordable higher education. Located in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest, MSU is committed to academic excellence and student success. Visit www.moreheadstate.eduto learn more. Morehead State University, where dreams take root…..and grow.



Deep in Tradition, From the Roots and The Possum Opry

Miley Twyman, who reminds us not to overlook the treasures in our own families and in our communities.

The Parlor Room Art Gallery and Custom Tattooing on Main Street in Whitesburg.

Rich and the Po’ Folk, who remind you that Old-Time music is better than it sounds.