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December 6, 2016

Laurel County Community Impact

Public Safety

47 Mobile Data Computers installed
Total Dollars invested- $1,046,274

Arts & Culture

2006-07 Arts Education Programs
Hazel Green Elementary – Lexington Children’s Theatre (Anansi and the Spider), 370 students in attendance.

Kentucky Appalachian Craft Council Member:
Marlene Lawson

2007 Kentucky Appalachian Craft Fair Exhibitor:
Richard Adams – Wooden Tricks
Alice Balmer – Little Rock Cottage
Catina Searcy – Sweet Pea’s Bows and Things

2007-08 Arts Education Programs
Hazel Green Elementary – “Tell Me A Tale” (Sarah Evans), 150 students in attendance
South Laurel Middle School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Lily May Ledford), 180 students in attendance

2009 Arts Education Programs
Hazel Green Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Emilie Todd Helm)

Contacts:
Little Rock Cottage Folk Art Center (at the Bennett Center in London)

Leadership

C-Train
27 grants totaling $401,137 were awarded to the following companies:
Cumberland Valley National Bank
Farmer, Kelley, Brown & Williams

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

2009 Award Recipient
Start-Up Business
Larry and April Murray, owners/operators
Your Secret Chef/Chef on the Run Catering, London, KY

2010 Award Recipient
Start-Up Business
Amber Stone, owner, Body of Stone Fitness, London, KY

2012 Award Recipients
Start-Up Business
Scott Maddux and Shane Richmond
Wildcat Harley-Davidson, London, KY

Youth Program Participants

Rogers Scholars
1998 – Jonathan Ghent
1999 – Dorian Asher
2000 – David Baker, Darrin Wilson
2001 – David Baker
2002 – Tyler Estridge
2004 – Michelle Combs
2005 – Jennifer Donnelly
2006 – Sarah Huffman
2007 – Hannah Robbins
2008 – Gabriella Woods, Johnathon McClure
2009 – Haley Herrell
2010 – Donavon McClure, Taylor Calebs, Jordan Penley
2011 – Farris Strong
2012 – Scotty Reams
2013 – Emilia Bustle
2014 – Elijah Butler
2015 – Martina McClure, Gabriel Chesney
2016 – Thomas Callahan

Rogers Explorers
2006 – Johnathon McClure
2007 – Bradley Penley, DeMarkus Butler, Chandria Bennett, Danielle Beckner
2008 – Collin Kern, Donavan McClure, Dustin Baker, Joseph Douglas
2009 – Pierce Bishop, Layne Gaynor
2010 – Anthony Hicks
2011 – Teri Jackson, Lila Greer
2012 – Taylor Crockett, Jonah Deaton, Will House, Jorden Jones, Elijah Butler, Kelsy Matney, Daniel Poston
2013 – Jordan Brock, Martina McClure, Jaime Tomaw, Abigail “Abby” McCowan
2014 – Madison McDaniel, David “Walker” House, Julianne Devers, Braden Dickerson
2015 – Trendon Ball, Lauren House, Abigail Lay, Aaron Rodgers, Charlotte Burgard, Christina Anderson, Brendan Henegar, Noah Taylor, Emilee Albright
2016 – Darion Ball, Christa Chitwood, Camryn Deaton, Macie McDaniel, Allison Niemeier, Caleb Webb, Katelyn Fortney

Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute
2007 – Kelly Stewart
2008 – Ethan Worley, Danielle Beckner, Autumn Kern, DeMarkus Butler, Wheeler Painter
2009 – Dustin Baker, Collin Kern, Donavon McClure, Jordan Penley
2010 – Catherine Crawford, Julie Crawford
2011 – Timothy Taylor
2012 – Nicholas Herrmann
2013 – Elijah Butler, Brooklyn Reid
2015 – Jacob Deaton
2016 – Sydney McWhorter, Abby McCowan, Jaimie Tomaw

Technology

CenterNET2 (Location / Contact:)
Somerset Community College at Laurel Center Room 116, 118 / Lucinda Abbott (606)451-6664
cindy.abbott@kctcs.edu
Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation / Ken Stegman (606)864-5175
kstegman@khic.org
Union College London Center/Tim Sizemore (606)546-1221
tsizemore@unionky.edu

 

County Information

Cabinet for Economic Development Data Center – Laurel County
Kenucky’s 2010 Census Demographic Profiles (released May 5, 2011)

 

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