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.

Don Weber

Don Weber is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News and covers politics and education on Pure Politics, Kentucky’s only nightly program dedicated to state politics. Don is a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. He spent many years covering sports in the Northern Kentucky area before shifting primarily to politics. You can watch Don’s work weeknights at 7:00 and 11:30 on Pure Politics, available exclusively on Spectrum News, HD Channels 403 and 715. If you have a story idea you can reach Don at


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