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January 13, 2017 - 4:59 pm

In light of the difficult economic situation in our area, the number of families who are living on the edge is continuing to increase. We want to be certain that these families are aware of the governmental and non-profit agencies that are there to provide...

December 29, 2016 - 10:34 am

Check out this video on The Courier-Journal: http://cjky.it/2heHx2o  

December 29, 2016 - 9:55 am

By BY CLAIRE GALOFARO - Associated Press MINNIE, Ky. (AP) — Donna Dye saw the coal truck come barreling over the horizon and her head started spinning with that familiar, desperate urge to end it all. She thought of the disconnect notices, the...

October 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm

By Andrea Saddler - asaddler@civitasmedia.com PRESTONSBURG – In the United States, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces each week and 876,000 divorces a year. Many individuals with...

October 18, 2016 - 3:08 pm

Notre Dame Law Students are using their Fall Break to assist AppalReD with research and a pro se Divorce Clinic (do-it-...

September 30, 2016 - 9:03 am

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - John Rosenberg has many awards hanging on his walls, and two weeks ago he received another one. Rosenberg, who lives in Prestonsburg, was honored at the Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali awards. He received the Kentucky...

August 29, 2016 - 3:11 pm

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August 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm

John Rosenberg, who is the founding director of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, will receive the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award during the fourth annual awards ceremony in Louisville on September 17th.

August 17, 2016 - 2:19 pm

To offset lost mining jobs, officials, business leaders and environmentalists are setting aside political feuds to try...

August 9, 2016 - 2:53 pm

John O. Goss, a legal aid lawyer some 40 years ago, responded to a nationwide call to help some 1,500 Social Security disability recipients in rural Appalachian high-poverty counties in eastern Kentucky and West Virginia. The recipients were in danger of...

August 8, 2016 - 1:52 pm

AppalReD Legal Aid's Somerset Office Staff attended the Pulaski County "Back to School Extravaganza" on Saturday,...

July 28, 2016 - 9:05 am

AppalReD Legal Aid announces its second do-it-yourself Divorce Clinic to assist low-income people secure an uncontested divorce without using a lawyer. The clinic will be held on October 19, 2016, beginning at 1:00 pm at the Floyd County Extension Office, 921...

July 18, 2016 - 8:34 am

The simple change that could get affordable food to the poor people who need it The Washington Post There's an elegant solution to help poor people overcome a problem that can leave them both hungry and unhealthy. Read the full story

July 15, 2016 - 11:33 am

If you are registered to attend this conference, please remember to bring a blanket for our Operation Donation -...