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May 20, 2019

Owsley County Community Impact

Public Safety

5 Mobile Data Computers installed
Total Dollars invested- $411,146

Arts & Culture

2006-07 Arts Education Programs
Owsley County Elementary – Chautauqua Presentation (Grandpa Jones)
442 students in attendance
Owsley County Elementary – Lexington Children’s Theatre (Rikki Tikki Tavi)
465 students in attendance

Kentucky Appalachian Craft Council Member:
Elaine Stamper – Morris Fork Crafts

2007 Kentucky Appalachian Craft Fair Exhibitors:
Elaine Stamper and Juanita Callahan – Morris Fork Crafts

2007-08 Arts Education Programs
Owsley County Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation  (Abraham Lincoln), 51 students in attendance

2009 Arts Education Programs
Owsley County Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Emilie Todd Helm), 69 students in attendance

Morris Fork Crafts (Booneville)


Developing and Implementing Community Strategies Program
Owsley County was awarded $10,000 to develop and implement a portion of their strategic plan.
Provided mini grants to other community organizations to complete community improvement projects.

2012 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
Owsley County Historical Society – $10,000 (to hire a consultant to help members of the Owsley County Historical Society implement goals outlined in strategic and interpretive plans, and train members on how to present the information to citizens)

1 grant totaling $18,045 was awarded to the following company:
Family Practice Clinic/Booneville

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

2014 Award Recipient
Not-For-Profit Entity
Cassie Hudson, executive director, Partnership Housing, Inc., Booneville, KY

Youth Program Participants

Rogers Scholars
1999 – Bridget Sebastian
2002 – Nicholas Tyler Campbell , Jessica Rasner
2005 – Daniel Neeley
2006 – Adam McIntosh
2007 – Kelsey Campbell
2008 – Whitley McIntosh
2009 – Stephanie Terry
2010 – Ciara Christian
2011 – Sydney Treadway
2012 – Olivia Bryant
2013 – Cami Bobrowski
2014 – Axl Bryant
2015 – Skyler Gilbert
2016 – Hannah Ertel
2017 – Matthew Minter
2018 – Victoria Nelson

Rogers Explorers
2009 – Sydney Treadway
2015 – Matthew Minter, Kimberly McIntosh
2016 – Abigail Oliver

County Information

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


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