Author

T.J. Hensley

T.J. Hensley

T.J. Hensley comes from Harlan County. He is a graduate of Georgetown College and a first year law student at the University of Louisville. His opinions are his own. He hosts the Appalachian Firesides podcast on Apple and Spotify, where he discusses political, historical and economic issues related to Appalachia.

COMMENTARY

Make the mountains blue again?

By: - December 12, 2023

Eastern Kentucky is an ancestrally Democratic region that usually doesn’t vote Democratic, except last month. Gov. Andy Beshear was reelected to a second term, and he did so by winning across Eastern Kentucky. As a proud Eastern Kentuckian, I want to offer my take on the election — not only on how Beshear won in […]