Beyond the Poverty: Part two in a series looking at challenges and promise in Owsley County
05/29/2013 03:03 PM
BOONEVILLE— Poverty, substandard housing, lack of education, drug addiction and hunger led Owsley County to be named the poorest county in America according to the U.S. census.
However, there are some people looking to take on some of those problems first hand.
In part 2 of our series Beyond the Poverty, Senior Reporter Don Weber shares the story of a woman who was born and raised in the county, left, but returned to Owsley County after retirement to fight child hunger first hand.
Below the Fold
Education, pro-business, public pension and tax reform legislation await lawmakers when they return to Frankfort in February
Stivers says bill concerning board of trustees of all state universities could see action when session resumes in February
Subscribe and get the latest political intelligence delivered to your inbox.