Mt. Sterling

Keaton McCarty, 19, learned the ways of farming as a child on his family owned farm. Today, he is the owner of his own farm and has aspirations for its future. He says his goal is to give farmers a better reputation in America.

Here are some of our favorite images from members of the photo staff that participated in WKU’s Mountain Workshops. The Mountain Workshops take place each year in a different county of Kentucky to document daily life. Each photographer is given a story to follow throughout the week. This was Western’s 43rd annual Mountain Workshops.