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September 30, 2016

Rockcastle County Community Impact

Public Safety

15 Mobile Data Computers installed
Total Dollars invested- $527,116

Arts & Culture

2006-07 Arts Education Programs
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Lexington Children’s Theatre (Anansi and the Spider), 300 students in attendance.

2007-08 Arts Education Programs
Mt. Vernon Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Mary Todd Lincoln), 92 students in attendance

2009 Arts Education Programs
Mt. Vernon Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Abraham Lincoln), 100 students in attendance

Leadership

Developing and Implementing Community Strategies Program
2008 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
City of Mt. Vernon – $15,000 (Plan Implementation Project)

2010 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
Rockcastle County Development Board – $4,500 (Plan Implementation Project)
Economic development for the City of Livingston

2012 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
Brodhead Alliance Committee – $10,000 (to hire a consultant to facilitate the development of a strategic plan for the City of Brodhead)

2013 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
City of Mt. Vernon – $10,000 (Implementation Project) The city will use the grant funding to develop an architectural landscape plan for Lake Linville campground and park.

C-Train

5 grants totaling $85,870 were awarded to the following companies:

Rockcastle Hospital
Mt. Vernon Plastics
Integrity Mold & Die, Ltd.

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

2008 Award Recipient
Steve Taylor, president
EST Tool & Machine, Inc., Brodhead, KY

Youth Program Participants

Rogers Scholars

1998 – Brandy Reynolds
1999 – Rachelle Hammond
2000 – Joseph Lambert
2001  – Amanda Cummins
2002 – Seth Cody Alexander
2003 – Genna Cummins
2004 – Brittany Kincer
2005 – Rebecca Cummins
2006 – Zac Miller
2007 – Cody Kirby, John Ryan Lambert
2008 – Devin Davidson, Joanie Alexander
2009 – Justin Poynter, Ethan Miller
2010 – Ben Lake, Sarah Woodall
2011 – Laiken Coffey
2012 – Madisan Miller, Rebekah Ponder
2013 – Rachel Cain
2014 – James Clay Ballinger
2015 – Andrew Ponder

Rogers Explorers
2007 – Felicia Cameron, Morgan Hunt, Derek Jones, Katie Linville, Justin Poynter
2008 – Will Walker, Ben Lake, Tim Kirby
2010 – Jared Lake, Rebekah Ponder, McKinzii Todd, Madison Miller
2011 – Anna Poynter, Alaina Coguer
2012 – Sara Clark, Alex Spragens, Julianna Singleton, James Clay Ballinger, Brad Taylor
2013 – Thomas Burdette, Andrew Ponder, Mikaela and Mahala Saylor
2014 – Carlee Cash, Maggie Franklin, Jackson Cromer
2015 – Cole Ballinger, Evan Hendrickson, Zoe Burdette, Jordan Nicely, Bailey Taylor, Joseph Coffey, Wes Mills
2016 – Ashlyn Brock, Amy Clark, Katherine Coffey, Valerie Franklin, Luke Peavie

Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute
2009 – Justin Poynter
2011 – Jared Lake
2016 – Wesley Mills

Technology

CenterNET2 (Location / Contact:)
Rockcastle Teaching and Learning Center/ Brandon Reynolds (606)256-1111
brandon.reynolds@rockcastle.kyschools.us

County Information

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

 

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