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Jackson County wins volunteerism award

Jackson County received a trophy for its fall cleanup efforts, just as county officials are beginning to plan the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month, which will be held in April. Jackson County won the PRIDE trophy for recruiting more volunteers than any other community across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during Roadside PRIDE […]

Rainbow trout raised and released by Paintsville High students

These rainbow trout were hatched and raised at Paintsville High School and now swim free in Little Paint Creek. Photo provided by Hans Doderer.

For months, Paintsville High School students have been raising rainbow trout from eggs into fingerlings, under the direction of science teacher Hans Doderer. On March 10, when they released the last of the trout into Little Paint Creek, PRIDE surprised them with an award for their Trout in the Classroom Project. The project began last […]

Clean water is goal of free PRIDE/KRWA trainings

The next time you turn on the faucet or flush into a sewer system, take a moment to appreciate the professionals who bring you those services. “We take for granted that the water will be there when it should and the wastewater will disappear when it should, but a lot goes on behind the scenes […]

Free Trainings for Water/Wastewater Operators in 2016

PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to present free training workshops for elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, thanks to a grant from USDA Rural Development. The workshops target the 42 counties served by PRIDE. The objective is to help attendees better perform their roles and enhance the […]

Free Tire Disposal Days in PRIDE Counties, March – May

Do you have junk tires stacked somewhere on your property? Piled in a sinkhole? Scattered in old barns? Now is the time to get rid of them … forever … and for free! The Kentucky Division of Waste Management’s Waste Tire Collection Program will operate in the counties of the Lake Cumberland […]

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