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Hazel Green goes green, earns green

Hazel Green Elementary School’s fourth and fifth-grade students accepted the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for their plastic recycling project. Principal Brad Mullins and Bianca Hawkins, who led the project, are on the front row, and the fourth and fifth-grade teachers are in the back.

Hazel Green Elementary School students made money for their school while learning about recycling. Their project also earned the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. For two weeks in December, students were encouraged to save every piece of plastic used in their homes, such as water bottles and liquid soap containers. They brought […]

LCCHS students clean river, win PRIDE award

  For serving as good stewards of the Kentucky River, the Letcher County Central High School PRIDE Club has earned the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. The club members volunteered on Nov. 23 for a cleanup organized by Headwaters, Inc., a local community watershed group in Whitesburg. They joined volunteers from Headwaters […]

McCreary County’s Derek Jones is region’s top volunteer

Derek Jones accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award from PRIDE’s Mark Davis.

Derek Jones of Whitley City has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month. Jones, who is a driver for Crete Carrier Corporation, earned the volunteerism award for regularly picking up litter along Hwy. 1651 in Whitley City. He and his mother, Barbara, adopted the stretch of highway in memory of his […]

Free Water and Wastewater Training Workshops

REGISTER BY APRIL 9 FOR THE LAST TRAINING (APRIL 23-24, HAZARD) PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to present a free training workshop for elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, thanks to a grant from USDA Rural Development. The worskshop is targeted to the

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