My Mountains Mysteries – The Octavia Hatcher Story – Chapter One; What We Know

The Octavia Hatcher story is a local legend around Central Appalachia, but not only isolated to the communities surrounding Pike County, KY. Her story is known worldwide, having been examined by such programs as Mysteries at the Museum on the Travel Channel. She is known as the “Girl Who Turned Her Back on Pikeville” throughout […]

Lets Make A Podcast!

  Welcome to Tech Tuesday! Today we talk about podcasting and record my very first podcast! You can listen to it below and like always you can find the video above. Here is another tip that might come in handy on your podcasting journey. If you have multiple people in your podcast and they each have […]

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Monk Media Podcast with Doug Adams

Among the most eminent artists of our time with local origins is Letcher County native Doug Adams. His career as an independent artist and educator has spanned 40 years. His artwork can be found in many of our homes, public places, and institutions. He has worked with several noted Kentucky authors including James Still and […]

Monk Media Podcast with Michelle Goff

A native of Raccoon, Ky., Michelle Goff is the author of the Maggie Morgan cozy mystery series. Set in a fictional Eastern Kentucky community, the series features a newspaper reporter with a penchant for solving murders. Goff, herself a former reporter and public relations specialist, is a grant writer for the University of Pikeville as […]

The Monk Media Podcast with Sister Gracie Bentley

Sister Gracie Bentley has been quilting for over 70 years. Starting out when she was 12 years old, Gracie is now in her mid to late 80’s. She’s lived nearly all her life in the mountains of eastern Kentucky, in Pike County near Elkhorn City. In this interview, you will be transported back to an […]

Monk Media Podcast with Lacy Hale

Lacy Hale is a visual artist and muralist from Knott County, KY. She attended Pratt Institute of Art and Morehead State University. She manages the Appalshop Gallery and is the coordinator of EpiCentre Arts, a regional arts group that she co-founded in 2012. She served on the board of the Kentucky Arts Council, and is […]