Greed and envy, as old as the hills, were at the root of this senseless, bloody feud. Published May 31 2012
A major shortcoming in the series is the absence of music, a glaring omission of what was important in mountain culture in the late 1800s. Published May 30 2012
The story often comes off more as a Western than a tale of Appalachia. This, no doubt is due to the Kevin Costner effect. Published May 29 2012
The first bloodshed between the two families started when a group of ex-Confederates, supposedly led by a Hatfield, shot and killed a returning Union soldier, Asa McCoy. Published May 27 2012
Tom Acosta has brought art to the town of Welch, W.Va. with his giant murals on the sides of the buildings, making the town worth a second look. Published May 11 2012
Considered by most to be the most important children’s book artist of the Twentieth Century, he reinvented the genre with his book “Where the Wild Things Are." Published May 9 2012
Since “discovering” the centuries old, Appalachian culture in the early 1900’s, the rest of America has been fed a steady diet of negative stereotypes of the people of this region. Published May 2 2012
I was born and educated in Southwest Virginia, traveled with my job all over America in my twenties and early thirties then came back to the mountains to raise my daughter.
I’ve been employed as everything from a quality ...
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