Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gov. Andy Beshear
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a declaration of emergency in Martin County, and rescue teams were working to locate the missing worker.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Search and rescue crews are working around the clock to locate missing people. Communities in eastern Kentucky are being aided by neighboring state governments and FEMA.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
State Of Emergency Declared For 6 Counties Under Flood Watch, W.Va. National Guard Deployed To Eastern Kentucky
A State of Emergency has been declared for counties in southern West Virginia. A flood watch will remain in effect through Friday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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