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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Friends of Lake Cumberland invite you to roll up your sleeves, lace up your boots, and put on your work gloves to take part in the 25th Annual Lake Cumberland Cleanup. The cleanup is held at locations all over the lake in an effort to remove trash, tires, appliances, etc., from the shoreline of Lake [...]
The McCreary County Girl Scouts are a prime example of a service oriented organization driven to develop generations of community-minded individuals. The local organization is led by Service Unit Manager Wanda Monroe. Mrs. Monroe leads a group of seven troops in McCreary County, each with their respective Troop leaders, and over 80 Girl Scouts ranging [...]
Enjoy fun activities and games for the whole family at this third and final KidsFest event of 2014! This KidsFest will have a harvest theme. PRIDE is pleased to partner with The Center for Rural Development and Walmart to host this free event for kids. For more details, please visit http://centertech.com/2014/07/kids-prepare-to-get-wet-at-aug-9th-kidsfest/.
PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to offer a free one-day seminar (choose Sept. 9 in Somerset or Sept. 10 in Morehead) and a free two-day workshop (Sept. 10-11 in Harlan). RSVP ASAP at 270-843-2291! For agendas and details, click here: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=381ede1ee491b1de1f4547c97&id=9fb0229d35