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Owsley County High’s garden in the spotlight

Mr. Dustin Estridge (Owsley County High School Agriculture Teacher/Co- Coordinator OCHS PRIDE CLUB) and his 5th Period Class along with Sandy Gay (PRIDE Coordinator) and Gary Cornett (OCHS Principal).

Owsley County High School has attracted statewide notoriety for its community garden, and the latest accolade is a PRIDE award for involving students in construction of a new greenhouse.The school’s PRIDE Club and agriculture students are building the benches that will support the growing surfaces in the greenhouse. The hands-on assignment has earned the PRIDE […]

You are invited: Spring Cleanup planning workshops

Redbud tree, stream, roadway. Photo provided by TOUR SEKY

Southern and Eastern Kentuckians are invited to a free workshop to discover how their communities can take advantage of PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April. “In our region, spring means our landscape will soon burst into bloom and 25,000-plus volunteers will make sure no trash spoils the view,” said Congressman Hal Rogers […]

PRIDE welcomes Boyd, Carter, Elliott and Lincoln Counties

The service area of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc. — a nonprofit environmental organization — has expanded from 38 counties to 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. As of Jan. 1, 2013, PRIDE now serves the four counties that joined the Fifth Congressional District in 2012. They are Boyd County, Carter County, Elliott County and […]

Tina Webb of Van Lear is region’s top PRIDE volunteer

Tina Webb accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award from PRIDE’s Mark Davis (right). They were joined by Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price (left), who nominated Webb for the award. Photo by the Paintsville Herald.

In honor of her dedication to the community of Van Lear, Johnson County’s Tina Webb has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for February 2013. “Van Lear has made a name for itself over the years for its community pride, especially for its volunteer cleanup efforts, and we thank Ms. […]

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