Donohoe had to prove how redneck she is by hunting, skinning and cooking a rabbit. Filming took a month in Mexico.
"I kept thinking that it was crazy and I would wake up from the dream," Donohoe said. "Even now, with the show done filming, I don't think I will believe it until I see it for myself on TV."
We can all see at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on CMT.
GENERAL Electric might like a word with anyone who thinks hydraulic fracturing to get natural gas and oil from deep shales will not last. GE has invested $15 billion in recent years to improve fracking and drilling techniques.
At least one environmentalist sees this as a positive development.
"It's exciting to see. I think it is a positive response to legitimate public concerns about the environmental impacts" of fracking, Michael Shellenberger, one of the founders of Oakland's Breakthrough Institute, told the Associated Press.
Fracking already has geopolitical implications.
European countries, which import much of their natural gas from Russia, are exploring the use of fracking to gain energy independence.
This technology is a game-changer for states and for nations. Using it responsibly is essential to maintaining public confidence.
THE first responders did their duty when storms wreaked havoc on the roof of Brenda Ellis's home in Victor in Fayette County. But the Federal Emergency Management Agency turned down her request for aid.
Enter the West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy and Workcamps, which has a close relationship with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.
"Thank God for these guys," Ellis told the Register-Herald in Beckley. "It's a blessing. It really is. They're completely rebuilding my roof."
Indeed, it is. Since October 2001, the ministry has brought in 40 to 75 volunteer groups each year to do such work in West Virginia. Many other religious groups also do such work.
Jesus was a carpenter, and so, praise be, are many of his followers.