Fifty Years of Night

July 13, 2013 11:30 PM

Chapter 10: Eastern Kentucky’s future chained to coal despite millions spent on diversification

In 1997, the Knott County coal town of Hindman was designated as a second Berea: an Eastern Kentucky arts-and-smarts destination. Sixteen years and millions of dollars later, the town has gained little, and residents and officials disagree on the next step.

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