Saturday, April 26, 2003

E. Ky. leaders declare: "Li'l Abner doesn't live here"

That's a message from this year's East Kentucky Leadership Conference, as reported here.

As listed here, topics at the conference which concluded today included the following: "In addition to the intensive session, “Communities in Crisis: Strategies for Addressing Substance Abuse” on Saturday morning the other sessions are: Lil’ Abner Doesn’t Live Here: Updating East KY’s Stereotypes; Chance or Chancey: Gambling as an Economic Development Strategy; East KY Downtowns Go Up-Town: Revitalization Successes; Networking in Higher Education: Creating a Model for Rural America; Bringing KY’s Tax System into the 21st Century; and Robinson Scholars Program."

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