The Center for Rural Development

We change people's lives.

Home » Impact Map » Russell County Community Impact
March 29, 2015

Russell County Community Impact

Public Safety

19 Mobile Data Computers installed
Total Dollars invested- $566,304

Arts & Culture

2006-07 Arts Education Programs
Salem Elementary School – Lexington Children’s Theatre (Rikki Tikki Tavi), 350 students in attendance.

2007 Kentucky Appalachian Craft Fair Exhibitors:
Sandy Ellis – Wool-N-Things
Janet Lockwood – Solitude Studio Art
Martha Chute – Martha Chute and Ruth Antle

2007-08 Arts Education Programs
Salem Elementary School – “Zig,”  250 students in attendance

2009 Arts Education Programs
Union Chapel Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Miss Dinnie Thompson), 93 students in attendance

Leadership

C-Train
7 grants totaling $75,771 were awarded to the following companies:

Russell Co Hospital
Innovative Business Concepts
Duo County Telephone
Bruss North America
Hitachi Cable, Inc.

Developing and Implementing Community Strategies Program
2012 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
Russell County Chamber of Commerce – $10,000 (to create a website to meet the needs of the Russell County Chamber of Commerce and Russell County Tourist Commission)

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

2007 Award Recipient
For-Profit Business
Stephen P. Branscum, president
Branscum Construction Co., Inc., Russell Springs, KY

Youth Program Participants

Rogers Scholars
1998 – Nicholas Miles
1999 – Laura Egnew-Davidson, Elizabeth Roberts
2000 – John Edmonds
2001 – Lindsey Thurman
2002 – Tiffany Dawn Lawless
2003 – Joshua Capps, Morgan Carnes, Lindsay Egnew, Bethany Foley, Lauren Prater
2004 – Sarah Burton
2005 – Jordan Brown, Amity Hubbard, Jonathan Kelly, Kristen Kingry
2006 – Emily Wesley, Jancee Wright, Adam Capps
2007 – Heather George, Zach Smith
2008 – Casey McGowan
2009 – Donavyn Coffey
2010 – Colby Allen
2011 – Christian Marson
2012 – Madison Allen. McKinzie Henson
2013 – Dylan Marson
2014  – Marissia Roark

Rogers Explorers
2009 – Lee Ann Grider
2010 – Annie He, McKinzie Henson, Madelaine Blankenship, Abigail Adams
2011 –  Kylie Fisher, Madeline Hays
2012 – Brooke Hachey, Clay Ackerman
2013 – Kaylie Polston, Kamryn Stewart
2014 – Meleah Coffey, Daniel Bernard

Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute
2006 – Sommer Huckelby
2007 – Suzzanne Conover
2009 – Donavyn Coffey
2010 – LeeAnn Grider
2011 – Danielle Hachey
2012 – Lesley Roy
2013 – Brooke Hachey

Technology

CenterNET2 (Location / Contact:)
Somerset Community College- Linda Bourne (270)858-6502
linda.bourne@kctcs.edu

County Information

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

 

Additional Headlines

Find us on Facebook