Northlake: Kentucky’s Rising Stars in the Indie Music Scene

We had the opportunity to sit down with Ethan Wolford and Anthony Stanley of Northlake to discuss their rapid rise and what drives their music. Ethan and Anthony shared insights into their creative process, the emotional depths of their lyrics, and the incredible support they’ve received from their fans. Their passion for music and dedication […]

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A promotional image for the "We the People of Eastern Kentucky" podcast, Episode 16, featuring guest Darryl Parker. The image includes Darryl Parker smiling in front of a mural depicting the City of Hazard, Perry County, KY. The podcast logo is displayed prominently, highlighting the cultural and community themes of the episode.

Exploring Cultural Diversity and Community Leadership with Darryl “Dee” Parker: We the People of Eastern Kentucky Podcast Episode 16

In Episode 16 of the We the People of Eastern Kentucky podcast, hosts Terry V. Salyer and Christopher Cody Allen welcome a distinguished guest, Darryl “Dee” Parker. Dee Parker is a respected leader and advocate for cultural diversity who has made significant contributions to the communities of Eastern Kentucky. This episode is a must-listen for

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A Family’s $400 Nightmare: Thunder on the Mountain Fails to Deliver

In this article we cover a day at Thunder on the Mountain in Knott County, Kentucky. Our experiences and how some of the entertainers where treated and how paying customers where extremely let down. OpEd Disclaimer for Appalachia Insider Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this OpEd are solely those of the author and

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We The People of Eastern Kentucky Episode 15: Musical Journeys with Ethan Allen

Welcome to another compelling episode of “We the People of Eastern Kentucky!” In Episode 15, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Ethan Allen of Ethan Allen Music to delve into his remarkable musical journey. Hosted by Terry V. Salyer and Christopher Allen, this episode promises to be an engaging exploration of the life,

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The Best Ways to Play Trading Card Games (TCGs) Online: Insights from the AppalachiaTCG Podcast

In Episode 8 of The AppalachiaTCG Podcast, hosts Bigjohn (Smango) and Tony (Justtake3) dive deep into “The Best Ways to Play TCGs Online & More.” This episode is a treasure trove of information for trading card game enthusiasts, particularly fans of Magic the Gathering (MTG) and Flesh and Blood (FAB). Whether you’re a seasoned player

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AppalachiaTCG Community’s Memorable Visit to Page3 Gamezone in Pikeville, Kentucky

The AppalachiaTCG community recently embarked on an exciting journey to visit Page3 Gamezone in Pikeville, Kentucky, the premier Magic: The Gathering game store in the area. This beloved store has been a cornerstone of the Magic: The Gathering community in Eastern Kentucky since the game’s inception. Our trip was filled with fun, camaraderie, and exceptional

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Local Writer Spotlight: The Poetic Journey of Brandon Napier: Magoffin County’s Literary Talent

In the quiet corners of Magoffin County, the rich tradition of storytelling and creative expression finds a contemporary voice in the works of local poet Brandon Napier. Brandon’s journey into the realm of poetry began during his graduate school days, where a poetry class ignited a spark that has since grown into a passionate pursuit

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Serenity House: Empowering Lives through Comprehensive Care in Eastern Kentucky

In the heart of Eastern Kentucky, Serenity House stands as a beacon of hope and support for individuals grappling with homelessness, addiction recovery, and mental health challenges. As an integral part of Mountain Comprehensive Care, Serenity House not only provides essential services but also fosters a community-driven approach to healing and empowerment. A Sanctuary of

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Hidden Gem: Front Porch Picking at the Rt. 23 Country Music Highway Museum

If you’re a fan of live music and local culture, the weekly Front Porch Picking event at the Rt. 23 Country Music Highway Museum in Paintsville, Kentucky, is an experience you won’t want to miss. Located along the iconic U.S. Route 23, famously known as the “Country Music Highway,” this event brings the rich musical

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Breaking News: Salyersville Water Works – Sewer Leak on US 460 West

Salyersville, KY – Attention, Magoffin County Water District customers using the Salyersville Water Works sewer system (city sewer). Contractors are currently on-site addressing a sewer leak on US 460 West, utilizing several vacuum trucks to transfer raw sewage from the leak area to the sewer plant. Importantly, we want to assure everyone that raw sewage

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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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Robin Gabbard to Lead Mountain Association as New President

Introduction and Background BEREA, Kentucky (June 3, 2024)—Robin Gabbard of Gays Creek, Kentucky, will be the next President of the Mountain Association, a community economic development nonprofit established in 1976. Gabbard, who has been Board Chair for the organization since 2019, is replacing Peter Hille, who announced his retirement last fall. With more than 30

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