March 19, 2020 

A 333% increase in alcohol-related deaths in Kentucky over the last two decades with dramatic increases among women and the middle-aged. |  Efforts are underway in Eastern Kentucky to reduce  Kentucky's high rate of type 2 diabetes . | In…

March 12, 2020 

AG impacts: COVID-19, trade wars, THC in hemp. A conversation with state Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles | NEW: series on Mental Health Issues in Eastern Kentucky and the delivery of care to the rural and remote |  Does Kentucky's famous…

March 5, 2020 

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Cross-border collaboration in Eastern Kentucky | Reclaiming forests destroyed by surface mining and mountaintop removal | Appalachian thinkers and doers to gather in Lexington - Listen 

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Singling out that special teacher | Fashion show focuses on…

February 27, 2020 

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Eastern Kentucky’s cancer rate is highest in the nation. Why? | Markey Cancer Center turns to young Appalachians to help battle the disease in their communities and homes. Listen 

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What’s happening in chain pharmacies and the…

February 20 ,2020 

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Oscar-nominated, Emmy winning Appalachian documentary-maker Elaine McMillion Sheldon is coming to EKU | A summit on all things farm-to-table at UK |  LISTEN

Segment Two 

The latest in our series on the 19th amendment: what exactly was a…

The Care and Feeding of the Kentucky Mind 


Conversations with Eastern Kentucky University Interim President David McFaddin and University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto. And, making a "big bold ask" of a budget-strapped state legislature, Prichard Committee executive director, Brigitte Blom Ramsey. 

Segment One:  Eastern Kentucky University Interim…

Holiday Special: Humans of Central Appalachia 

With narration by Tom Martin, the hour is filled with samplings of voices among the hundreds throughout the central Appalachian region interviewed and photographed by Malcolm Wilson. From Brittany Boggs of Cumberland, Kentucky (above) to Buck Wade of Keystone, West…