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10th annual US 27 Clean Sweep on April 17

On Tuesday, April 17, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the 10th annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Volunteers can pick up litter any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development for a free cook-out and drawing for door […]

PRIDE honors Pulaski County Extension Homemakers

The Pulaski County Extension Homemakers have earned the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award, which recognizes outstanding service within PRIDE’s 42-county service area in southern and eastern Kentucky. The award was announced last night at the annual meeting of the Pulaski County Extension Homemakers. Homemakers earned the award for their volunteer service during the annual […]

Highway 27 Clean Sweep sees big volunteer turnout

Despite cloudy skies and scattered rain showers, volunteers came out in force to participate in the ninth annual Highway 27 Clean Sweep Spring Cleanup event. More than 1,000 volunteers participated in the cleanup, which ran along Highway 27 and other surrounding roads in Somerset and Burnside. This year’s event took place Thursday, April 27 from […]

RAIN OR SHINE: Volunteer to Clean Sweep US 27 on April 21

On Thursday, April 21, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the eighth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Rain or shine, volunteers can pick up litter any time they choose between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development […]

Volunteer on Earth Day at PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27

Since Earth Day began in 1970, it has become a popular tradition in 192 countries. In Pulaski County, volunteers will celebrate Earth Day on April 22, 2014, by teaming together to pick up roadside litter during the sixth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. The PRIDE Clean Sweep will focus on US 27 through […]

April 16: Volunteer to “clean sweep” US 27 in Pulaski County

On Tuesday, April 16, volunteers will team up to pick up roadside litter during the fifth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. All volunteers will enjoy a free lunch and chance at door prizes. Free T-shirts also will be given to volunteers, while supplies last. The PRIDE Clean Sweep will focus on US 27 […]

Pulaski County to roll out curbside recycling in 2013

Pulaski County Curbside Recycling Truck

“Start recycling” will be a realistic New Year’s resolution for Pulaski County residents in 2013.In January, Pulaski County will roll out a single-stream, curbside recycling service — which will offer a level of convenience usually enjoyed only in large cities, such as Lexington and Louisville. Pulaski County residents will be able to send items to […]

Science Hill wins PRIDE award for March Madness

Science Hill Independent School won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for its “March Madness” project. Students in grades 5-8 were challenged to produce something relating to conservation, recycling, reducing and reusing. The 128 students showcased their productions at a school assembly. Robbie […]

Clean Sweep of US 27 topped region’s Spring Cleanup

PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27 4-17-12 Volunteer cookout

The PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27 drew more volunteers than any other event across 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April. A total of 862 volunteers donated 1,561 hours to pick up litter along US 27 and surrounding areas during the day-long event, which was held April […]

Pulaski County homeowners’ group takes charge

Garland Bend Homeowners Association, Pulaski County, PRIDE Volunteer of theh Month Award, Jan 01

The Garland Bend Homeowners Association accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award on Dec. 20. The group has volunteered to clean the Garland Bend area of Pulaski County regularly for nearly two decades, restoring its scenic beauty. “We thank the Garland Bend Homeowners Association for picking up roadside litter in their neighborhood every month […]

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