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Appalachia Proud: New Farm To Market Program In Eastern Kentucky

The old days when good, $15 an hour jobs mining coal were readily available in Southeastern Kentucky are long gone. Nowadays the big employers are Wal Mart, Cracker Barrel, and CSX (formerly L&N Railroad.) You’ll work your fingers to the … Continue reading

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Death Of A Small Town Mexican Restaurant: Taco Tico

Part of me came of age at a Taco Tico in the Trademark Shopping Center in Corbin, Kentucky. It was the first restaurant where I ever ate Mexican food; my training table for the nearby Lost World Video Arcade; and … Continue reading

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