Jesse Keyes was raised in Harrogate, TN until high school and Barbourville, KY throughout high school. Though both of these places are very small towns, he was eager to live and study in a slightly larger place like Richmond.
A global system that powers modern life was produced by decades of experimentation and hundreds of brilliant minds. One of those minds is an Eastern Kentucky University Colonel. Tom Logsdon, a 1959 graduate of EKU, was recently named one of 28 official inventors of the GPS by the U.S. Air Force.