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Pike County wins 5 awards from National Association of Counties

Pike County officials accept awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo).
Artists Collaborative Theatre among honorees
Pike County officials accept awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (July 30, 2012) — Pike County was honored with five National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards at its 77th annual convention July 14 in Pittsburgh.

The programs and projects that garnered an award were the Scholar House, a partnership among the county, the City of Pikeville and the University of Pikeville; Girls in Technology, a fine arts program through the extension office administered through the Artists Collaborative Theatre; the Big Branch Water Project, which provided sanitary drinking water to Pike County residents through a partnership with Martin County; the Elk Creek Road Project, a partnership between two states and two counties to build a road and railroad crossing at Argo; and the Tire Amnesty Program, which is an effort to clean up waste tires around Pike County.