Welcome to Appalachia Insider

Formerly known as Magoffin News Network and still owned by the same dedicated team, Appalachia Insider is your definitive source for everything Eastern Kentucky. Based in the heart of Magoffin/Salyersville, our coverage extends to the whole of the vibrant communities throughout the region.

Who We Are

Appalachia Insider, a division of Magoffin News Network LLC, is committed to providing insightful and timely content across multiple platforms, including our website and YouTube channel. Our team is dedicated to capturing the essence of Kentucky Appalachia through diverse stories, events, and perspectives that resonate deeply with our audience.

Our Mission

Our goal is to be the central resource for the people of Eastern Kentucky, spotlighting the unique lifestyle of the Kentucky Appalachia region. With a commitment to journalistic integrity, we ensure that our content is respectful and constructive, never compromising on the dignity of individuals or communities.

What We Offer

  • Community Engagement: From local festivals to town hall meetings, Appalachia Insider is the premier promoter of community events in Magoffin County. We offer complimentary event promotion through our website, Facebook page, and the official Magoffin County News Network Group to help keep the community connected and informed.

  • Breaking News: We are on the frontline, reporting significant developments and breaking news that impacts our county and beyond. Our vigilant coverage ensures that our community stays informed about the most pressing issues.

  • Business Promotion: We support local businesses in Magoffin County, particularly those in Salyersville, with tailored promotional services designed to enhance visibility and foster growth. Reach out to discover how we can assist in elevating your business within the community.

  • Cultural Features: Dive into the rich cultural tapestry of Appalachia with our exclusive features on local art, music, history, and more. Our stories celebrate and preserve the unique heritage of our region.

  • Educational Content: We provide educational articles, videos, and resources on a variety of topics pertinent to our community’s growth and development, from sustainable practices to local governance.

Contact Us

For more information, inquiries, or to share your news and events with us, please reach out via email at magoffinnews@gmail.com. We’re here to bring your stories to life and keep our community thriving.


Johnathan Howard – Chief Information Officer (techholler.com)
Christoper Cody Allen – Chief Operations Officer

Shows and Affiliated Content

Terry V. Salyer and Christoper Cody Allen

Johnathan Howard, Tony Carty

Currently on Hiatus

Show about Computers, Technology, Gaming, Local Computer Repair

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At Appalachia Insider, we are committed to providing accurate and insightful information to our readers. However, it’s essential to understand that we are human, and mistakes can happen. Rest assured that when errors occur, we will promptly correct them to maintain the highest level of accuracy.

Ownership and Contact

Appalachiainsider.com is owned and operated by Johnathan Howard and Christopher Allen (from Magoffin News Network LLC). If you come across any inaccuracies or wish to reach out to us, the best way to do so is through our facebook page or via email at magoffinnews@gmail.com.

Information Disclaimer

We want to emphasize that the information shared on this website should be viewed with a discerning eye. Information is dynamic and can change over time. Our website will adapt to reflect those changes.

Dynamic Content

Our articles can contain ever-changing content, including conversations and comments, which sets us apart from traditional news websites.

Opinions and Affiliations

Please be aware that the opinions expressed by our authors do not necessarily represent the views of any organizations with which we may be affiliated, such as Amazon.

Terms of Use

While we strive for accuracy, it’s possible that there may be omissions, errors, or mistakes in our content. If you intend to use our information for specific tasks, we encourage you to conduct your own research and cross-verify with other sources.

Hold Harmless Clause

Appalachia Insider (by Magoffin News Network LLC) is designed for entertainment and informational purposes only. Our content should not be considered a substitute for professional advice, whether it’s medical, legal, tax, emotional, or any other type of guidance. If you choose to rely on information from MNN LLC, you do so at your own risk.

Not Professionals

We are not medical professionals, health professionals, tax experts, or attorneys. Our content represents our individual opinions on various matters.

Reservation of Rights

We retain the right to modify how we manage or operate our blog/website. This includes the potential to alter the focus or content on Appalachiainsidder.com at any given time.