Sid Williams, a Knott County native, details his family history, military service record, work history and political career in this interview. Interview topics include the Judicial Referendum, his experiences as a natural gas drilling contractor, and his relevant contributions while in office, which include a new jail, medical clinic, nursing home, swimming pool and other recreation facilities. He admits that the major problems that the county faces are poor roads and unavoidable welfare dependence. He also discusses changes in population, revenue sharing, and the role that coal mining plays in the county's economy.
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