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October 16, 2019

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Kentucky Access to Justice Listening Session recently held at The Center for Rural Development

The Center for Rural Development recently hosted a listening session in partnership with the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission (KAJC). The session brought together representatives from various facets of the community to discuss how low to moderate income citizens access services for their civil legal needs. “Creating a better way of life for the citizens […]

Rogers Scholars Award named for Al Cornett

The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars Program has named its leadership award after well-known Cumberland resident, Al Cornett. Dr. W. Bruce Ayers, Chairman of The Center’s Board of Directors, said that Mr. Cornett, a 96-year old WWII veteran, was being honored for having built and donated two dulcimers annually for over fifteen years to […]

School Time Theatre season

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, proudly presents the 2019-20 School Time Theatre performing arts series. This season’s lineup includes five live performances that’s sure to educate and entertain students of all ages. Each performance is presented by a cast of professional actors from some of the leading theatre […]

The Center Insider Issue 2.2 – 2019 Public Safety Edition

The latest issue of The Center Insider is ready for review! This issue includes: RDPC’s School Safety Courses Make an Impact RDPC Course Descriptions Instructor for RDPC Courses Helps Rescue San Clemente Island Goats in Midwest Flood The Center Joins Somerset’s Shepherds Watch Registry The Center is helping to expand the reach of KentuckyWired with our Technology […]

The Center announces induction of two new board members

The Center for Rural Development recently announced changes to its board of directors with the addition of two new board members.

Sneak peek of Ken Burns’ new film Country Music on Aug. 29

The Center for Rural Development is excited to serve as the host site for KET’s exclusive sneak peek at Ken Burns’ new documentary Country Music on Thursday, Aug. 29, in Somerset.

The Center and RDPC recently hosted the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) quarterly meeting in Louisville.

The NDPC is a national Homeland Security preparedness training consortium for first responders throughout the country. The organization meets quarterly in order to re-group and discuss training needs as they constantly change. “The NDPC meetings allow us as training providers to discuss and listen to issues that are going on throughout the country with today’s […]

Shop with us on Saturday at Fall into Cash yard sale

Come shop with us at The Center for Rural Development’s Fall into Cash Community Yard Sale on Saturday.

Event & Experience Marketing

The marketing services offered by The Center’s Marketing One-Stop-Shop include brand identity creation, graphic design, social media management, web design, marketing strategy consulting, event marketing and management, audio/radio/video production and a network operations center. For more information or a pre-service consultation, contact Laura Glover at 606-677-6001 or

RDPC’s School Safety Courses Make an Impact

The Center for Rural Development’s, Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), and their academic members, and instructors do an amazing job meeting the needs of small, rural, and tribal communities across the United States. Visit to see all RDPC courses and to request a delivery in your area.  

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