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Local Writer Spotlight!!! Phillip McKenzie: The Poet Whose Words Capture Faith, Family, and Nature

Local Writer Spotlight: Early Beginnings Phillip McKenzie’s journey as a writer began in the most enchanting way—a childhood story about a mischievous ghost. From the third grade, with the encouragement of his mother, Phillip discovered the magic of translating his imagination into words. What began as a hobby has since blossomed into a lifelong passion […]

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Spotlight on CASA of Kentucky – We the People of Eastern Kentucky: Episode 11

Spotlight on CASA of Kentucky Welcome to Episode 11 of We the People of Eastern Kentucky! In this episode, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Kristyn Densmore-Smith and Lafarrah Little from CASA of Kentucky. This insightful discussion covers what CASA of Kentucky is, who they benefit, and how we, as a community, can

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84th District with Candidate Zack Hall

Growth and Change in the 84th District with Candidate Zack Hall – Episode 10

In this episode, we sit down with Zack Hall, running for State Representative of the 84th District of Kentucky, to discuss key topics that impact the community. Join us for an insightful conversation about the future of the 84th District and the efforts to drive economic development in our region. Don’t forget to like, comment,

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Matthew Wireman Judge Executive

Economic Growth in Magoffin County with Judge Executive – Episode 9

In Episode 9 of We the People of Eastern Kentucky Podcast, we welcome the Judge Executive of Magoffin County Matthew Wireman (Salyersville, KY) for an enlightening discussion on economic growth within our community. This episode delves into his life story, the background that shaped his career, and the significant initiatives aimed at fostering economic development

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career fair

Exciting Career Opportunities Await at Upcoming Career Fair in Magoffin County, Kentucky!

Magoffin County, Kentucky, is buzzing with excitement as the community prepares for an exceptional career fair event. Mark your calendars for May 16, 2024, and head over to the Herald Whitaker Middle School Gymnasium from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for an unparalleled opportunity to connect with top employers and explore new career and education

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Longing for Memories We Never Had: Nostalgia and Economic Realities in America

Memories… Can one yearn for a past they never experienced? The answer seems to be a resounding, YES! For millennials and Generation Z, this nostalgic yearning extends far beyond a mere longing for the material trappings of a specific era. Instead, it embodies a profound desire for the values and ideals associated with that time—an aspiration for

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The Origins of Coca-Cola and Its Connection to Appalachia

On May 8, 1886, a cultural phenomenon was born in the bustling city of Atlanta, Georgia. It was on this historic day that Dr. John S. Pemberton first served what would become one of the world’s most beloved beverages: Coca-Cola. While the iconic drink did not originate in Eastern Kentucky, its impact on the Appalachian

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Insightful Appalachian culture podcast

Insightful Appalachian Culture Podcast: Experience the Rich Stories of ‘We the People of Eastern Kentucky

Nestled in the heart of Appalachia, Eastern Kentucky is a region rich with stories of tradition, resilience, and transformation. The “We the People of Eastern Kentucky” podcast serves as a window into this unique area, offering an insightful Appalachian culture podcast experience that brings to light the diverse voices and experiences defining this distinctive part

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What are Graded Cards – The AppalachiaTCG Podcast

Welcome to the AppalachiaTCG Podcast, where Bigjohn and Tony delve into the fascinating realm of graded cards and explore What ARE Graded Cards? In Episode 3, titled “WHAT ARE GRADED CARDS? MTG, POKEMON, SPORTS CARDS AND MORE,” they explore the nuances of graded cards across various collectible categories. Let’s take a closer look at what

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Appalachian Culture

Appalachian Culture Podcast – Hillbilly Words, Southern Debates, and Superstitions Unveiled | Appalachia Connection Episode 11

Welcome to Episode 11 of Appalachia Connection Podcast, where we dive deep into Appalachian Culture! Join us as we explore the colorful tapestry of Appalachia, from the savory delights of Jowl Bacon and Roasted Ears of Corn to nostalgic discussions on Shopping in the 80s Vs Now. In this engaging episode, we delve into the

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Appalachian Art

The World of Appalachian Art and Moon Pies – Episode 10 W/Guest Brooklyn Dyer

Join us in Episode 10 as we delve into the vibrant world of Appalachian art with our special guest, Brooklynn Dyer, a talented local artist hailing from the picturesque Magoffin County. In this engaging conversation, we explore topics ranging from traditional Appalachian art to the fascinating realm of AI art. Tune in as we chat

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Omens of Destiny

Local Fantasy RPG Table Top Game – Omens of Destiny

Embark on an enthralling journey through the mystical Ellabrian Realm with “Omens of Destiny,” a captivating board game experience that blends strategy and chance into a seamless adventure. As the clock ticks with only 10 days left, let’s dive into why this game is a must-have for anyone who loves immersive storytelling and thrilling gameplay.

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Sophisticated Hillbillies, Fear of Pickles & Clowns, NINJAS or Pirates? – Episode 9

In the enchanting world of Appalachia, where tales are spun like golden threads from the hills themselves, there exists a podcast that captures the essence of this rich tapestry: “Appalachia Connection.” Episode 9 dives deep into the hearts and minds of its hosts, Don, Tony, and Bigjohn, as they navigate through a labyrinth of irrational

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Magoffin County Wins State Game 2024

Witnessing History: Magoffin County’s Historic State Win at Rupp Arena

I had the incredible opportunity to witness Magoffin County Boys Basketball make history at Rupp Arena, and it was a moment that will stay with me forever. The entire arena was a sea of maroon and white, filled with familiar faces of friends and family I hadn’t seen in years. We all gathered to support

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