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August 18, 2019

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Newest art exhibit

Photographer Carrie Mofield shares nature’s beauty and country life in rural Pulaski County in The Center for Rural Development’s newest art exhibit.

Discussions from Broadband and Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities

The Center for Rural Development recently brought together community leaders from Southern and Eastern Kentucky for an informative broadband workshop in Hazard, KY. The event, dubbed “Broadband and Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities”, served as a platform for discussion about the future of broadband in the state.

The Center is helping expand the reach of KentuckyWired with our Technology Assistance Program (TAP)

The Center is helping communities explore ways to become “fiber ready” following Governor Matt Bevin and U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers’ recent announcement that a major milestone achievement has been reached for KentuckyWired.

Becoming Your Best in the Workplace training

No-cost essential work skills training for unemployed and underemployed individuals in Harlan County

Cake artistry inspired by painting class

Lisa Nicholas was so inspired by our painting class that she created a three-tiered cake

Advertise in The Center Insider

Our total print and web distribution is more than 33,000. It is a great way to reach audiences throughout Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

Technology event hosted at The Center for Rural Development

East Region Association of Technology Coordinators (ERATC) President, Neil Arnett introduces The Center’s Broadband Implementation Manager, Larry Combs at the recent ERATC conference, where Combs discussed The Center’s Technology Assistance Program (TAP) grant funding.   The Center for Rural Development recently co-sponsored a technology event in conjunction with the East Region Association of Technology Coordinators […]

Broadband and Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities

Our Broadband and Barbecue event was great networking opportunity for many Southern and Eastern Kentuckians who came together to discuss the future of broadband in the state.

Broadband & Barbecue: Continuing Education Credit Hours Available and Full Agenda

This event qualifies for 4 continuing education credit hours through the Kentucky Department for Local Government County Officials Training Program. Registration is FREE. Broadband & Barbecue Connecting Rural Communities Thursday, June 6th 10 a.m – 3 p.m. EDT Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center, Room: 123A One Community College Drive Highway 15 South Hazard, KY […]

Affordable 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

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