Capital punishment is debated in Kentucky.
Coal camp communities are working to cope with dated water systems created by coal companies.
A farmer’s market is provides summer meals to children.
Questioning Capital Punishment in Kentucky: Mirroring a national trend, the debate over capital punishment continues to makes headlines in Kentucky. Earlier this month, the state legislature held the first public hearing testimony on the death penalty since it was reinstated in 1976. As Kentucky Public Radio’s Jonathan Meador found that arguments for and against a bipartisan legislative effort to abolish capital punishment boil down to, in part, a moral quandary over vengeance versus forgiveness.