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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Jun 27, 2020

On this episode we tell the story of Sara Jane Moore, the second woman to attempt to assassinate a president, who was born and raised in Charleston, West Virginia.

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Jun 20, 2020

Today's story is from Clay County, Kentucky, and involves a man who was arrested for allegedly killing his father and stepmother, but who escaped justice for years by breaking out of jail again, and again, and yet again before he was finally captured for good.  

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Jun 13, 2020

William Richardson Mullins made his living as a photographer in Eastern Kentucky and Southwest Virginia.  Starting in the Great Depression, he traveled the mountains taking pictures until, eventually, he had amassed a collection of thousands of photographs that documented life in central Appalachia during the mid...


Jun 6, 2020

Football is big in Appalachia, just like it was 94 years ago when two teams met but only one, apparently, was there to play.  Today we tell the story of one of the most lopsided high school football games ever played, between Kingsport's Dobyns Bennett High School and the Raiders from Norton, Virginia.  

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