After a day of Thanksgiving and several days of shopping, please set aside time to give back to your community by volunteering or donating to your favorite cause. To donate to PRIDE, please visit http://givingtuesday.razoo.com/story/Easternkentuckypride. Your donation will put PRIDE to work in our region. Thank you!
Pikeville High School teacher Kelly Scott has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for November 2014. She earned the award for devoting extra hours and effort to sponsor the school’s Panther PRIDE Club in cleanup and education projects that benefit students and the community. Scott received the award on [...]
McCreary County has been recognized for its campaign to raise awareness of its 200-plus miles of scenic trails. The McCreary County Tourist Commission won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for the 5K run/walk it held on May 31. The 5K raised more than $2,000 for new signage at the Stearns Trail [...]
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER AND SCHOOL CLOSINGS, THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOV. 21. We are now accepting applications for PRIDE Club Environmental Education Contracts, thanks to an award from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The purpose of the PRIDE Club Contract is to provide funds for the continuation of previous PRIDE [...]
On Oct. 9, the City of Pikeville celebrated the start of a sewer system expansion project that will benefit current and future homes and businesses. The city is replacing an existing sewage lift station, which had obstructed the view of drivers, with a new unit that can transport a larger volume of sewage. This will [...]
Volunteers are invited to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area while picking up litter in the Yamacraw Bridge area. No pre-registration is required. Meet by 8:30 am at the East parking lot of Yamacraw Bridge, off Hwy. 92 in Stearns. Light morning snacks and coffee will be provided. Please wear [...]