News Roundup from SOAR Summit

There has been so much coverage from the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit held in Pikeville, KY on Monday that it would be impossible to post all of them to social media. There will be a blog post covering our thoughts about the conference in the next couple of days, but in the meantime, check out the great articles, blogs and A/V coverage below. If we missed anything, let us know in the comments! 

The Lexington Herald-Leader had a phenomenal two-day spread of op-eds on Sunday and Monday, featuring some insightful commentary and positive ideas about Eastern Kentucky's future:

​​Other news outlets across the region covered the summit:

And many offered their own opinions: 

​And if you need a reminder of what's at stake – or even if you don't – be sure to read WFPL (out of Louisville) reporter Erica Peterson's teriffic piece "Hollowed Mountains, Now Hollowed Towns: Coal in Eastern Kentucky."