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Everett Lilly: ‘A True Life’

'Me and Bea were not from Kentucky so we called our music plain American Folk Country Music...It is about something, isn’t it? If you sing it you are singing about something that really happened.'

Al Smith: ‘No Bigger Job’

'Somewhere that night, between consciousness and dreaming, I told myself that Logan County was a microcosm of Kentucky, maybe even of the world. There was no bigger job than the one I had.'

‘Where Soldiers Come From’

Rural America sends a disproportionate number of people into the military. Their story is told in the new movie Where Soldiers Come From. The film follows kids who graduate from high school in a small town in the U.P., join the military and…