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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 […]

PRIDE honors Our Lady of the Mountains School

Our Lady of the Mountains School faculty and students accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for March 2014.

The PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award was presented to Our Lady of the Mountains Elementary School, which is operated in the historic Mayo Mansion in downtown Paintsville by the Diocese of Lexington. “We want to thank Our Lady of the Mountains for its years of volunteer service to the community,” said PRIDE’s Mark Davis, […]

July 2012: Paintsville’s Bob Pack is region’s top PRIDE volunteer

PRIDE's Mark Davis, Johnson Co PRIDE Coordinator Lillian Wheeler, Bob Pack, Johnson Co Judge-Executive R.T. Daniel

A Paintsville businessman and civic leader has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for July. Bob Pack, who owns and manages the Paintsville Automotive Supply Company, received the award June 27 during the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Paintsville, where he is an officer and board member. “Mr. Pack, we […]

Paintsville High students write and perform play for K-1 students

Paintsville High School PRIDE Club - PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award Sept. 2011

For creating a play to teach children about the environment, the Paintsville High School PRIDE Club won southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. PRIDE Club members wrote the play, entitled I Am the Earth, and performed it May 18 in the PHS cafeteria for an audience of 110 kindergarten […]

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