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Stearns Trail Town 5K wins PRIDE award

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 [...]

McCreary County Judge-Executive Douglas Stephens, McCreary County Tourist Commission Executive Director Tara Chaney, PRIDE Program Director Jennifer Johnson and McCreary County Deputy Judge-Executive and PRIDE Coordinator Andrew Powell.McCreary County Judge-Executive Douglas Stephens, McCreary County Tourist Commission Executive Director Tara Chaney, PRIDE Program Director Jennifer Johnson and McCreary County Deputy Judge-Executive and PRIDE Coordinator Andrew Powell.

PRIDE’s top volunteer recruits organ donors

Breathitt County’s Bobby Thorpe has won the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for leading a special cleanup event that honored a life lost and promoted a life-saving cause. Thorpe, who is the owner and editor of the Breathitt Advocate newspaper, organized volunteers to pick up litter along Highway 1098 on Sept. 20. Two dozen [...]

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Labels to make your own recycling bins

Print the labels below to turn any containers into recycling bins for aluminum, cardboard, paper or plastic. PRIDEful Recycler Bin Labels (8.5″ x 11″) PRIDEful Recycler Bin Labels (8.5″ x 5.5″) PRIDEful Recycler Brochure (8.5″ x 14″)  

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Pikeville sewer project to serve 250+ homes and businesses

To symbolize the start of the sewage lift station replacement project, an agreement was signed by Pikeville Mayor Frank Justice, Congressman Hal Rogers and Lisa Morgan, Assistant Chief of Programs and Project Management for the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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 [...]

Yamacraw Bridge Cleanup Day – Oct. 25, 2014

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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 [...]

Connect with PRIDE online and win a door prize

PRIDE Mascot J Waterford says "Join us online, win a prize"

Congratulations to our October winner: Zane Burton! We hold a door prize drawing monthly to thank people who have connected with PRIDE online. Right now, the prize is a PRIDE T-shirt. The next drawing will be November 1. Your name will be entered in the drawing every month if you: [...]

Volunteer at Big South Fork NR&RA on Sept. 27

National Public Lands Day

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering to pick up litter at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Blue Heron Loop. Volunteers will meet at the Blue Heron Maintenance Building. They will begin working at 9 a.m. ET and end at 2 p.m. ET. [...]

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