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Owsley County youth groups are region’s top volunteers

Warrens Chapel United Methodist Church Youth Group and Booneville United Methodist Church Youth Group accepted their PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award

Two Owsley County youth groups shared southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for December 2013. The youth groups of Warrens Chapel United Methodist Church and Booneville United Methodist Church earned the award for their volunteer effort during the PRIDE Spring Cleanup in April. They filled 139 trash bags with the litter […]

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 […]

June 2012: Homegrown Kentucky opens Owsley County garden and wins PRIDE award

University of Kentucky students Ben Smith, Adam Meredith and Luke McAnally accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award from Sandy Gay, who is PRIDE Board Member.

Owsley County celebrated the launch of its Homegrown Kentucky community garden on May 24, and PRIDE honored two agencies leading the innovative project. The garden is located at Owsley County High School, which has a substantial amount of tillable land. Students have been working in the garden, which allows for hands-on learning activities in subjects […]

The Lorax inspires door decorating contest at Owsley County Elementary

Owsley County Elementary students accept PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for Feb 2012

Owsley County Elementary School won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for its contest to decorate classroom doors with a recycling theme. The contest was one of the school’s projects for Read Across America Day, a national campaign that commemorates the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2) by motivating young people to […]

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