Beyond the Poverty: How one Owsley Co. organization is working to improve the county

05/30/2013 03:57 PM

BOONEVILLE— Just about everyone who lives in Owsley County knows, first hand, the issues that face the eastern Kentucky county. The problems have been well documented in stories which have been done by news organizations all around the country.

The one thing that most haven’t heard about are citizens in the county who are looking to change the culture and provide ways for Owsley Countians to lead more productive, and, in general, better lives.

In Part 3 of our series, Beyond the Poverty, see how the work of one organization might lead to creating a better environment for residents in the county.

About Don Weber

Don Weber joined cn|2 when it launched back in May 2010 and soon became a reporter for Pure Politics. He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and has spent many years covering everything from politics to sports. Don says he loves meeting new people everyday as part of his job and also enjoys the fact that no two days are the same when he comes to work. Don Weber can be reached at


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