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Economic impact of tourism in Lee County, 2016

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Job Fair, Winchester, Ky

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Street changes in Beattyville!

Beginning Monday, April 17th, 2017, Locust Street will be one way from Main Street to River Drive and Center Street will be one way from River Drive to Main Street. This will create 6 additional parking spaces on Locust Street and 12 on Center Street for a total of 18 new parking spaces.

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Kindergarten Registration is May 25th for 2017-2018

Register your child for kindergarten on May 25th from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  All parents and future students will meet with Mrs. Patrick and her staff.
  • 4:30 – 5:30 or 6:00 – 7:00  Choose the best time for you! During this time you will meet with your staff and complete the steps to register your child.

You can pick up your registration packets at the Lee County Board of Education. Please fill these out and bring them with you to kindergarten registration. Staff will also be available during registration to give out packets, as well as, help with document completion.

If your child will not be five on or before August 1st, but you are interested in them attending kindergarten during the 2017-2018 school year, you must complete a waiver form before May 1st. Please contact the Lee County Board of Education for more information.

All students will receive a free set of kindergarten readiness materials, a t-shirt and have their picture taken.

Contact information: 606-464-5000  www.lee.kyschools.us

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ARC provides grant funding for Lee and adjoining counties!

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has funded two projects that will impact Lee County in a positive way. One is for $3500.00 that will be use for a Kentucky River Trailhead Development and Stewardship Project. Beattyville/Lee County Tourism is the recipient of this grant. Dedra Brandenburg is the tourism director. The grant will be used for signage that will include maps and historical river information.

The Pine Ridge Industrial Park has been awarded a $10,000.00 grant to fund a Musical Heritage Center Feasibility Study – Phase II. This study should give the counties of Lee, Wolfe, Powell, Owsley and Breathitt a more thorough picture of how many jobs and how much income is likely to be realized by the completion of the proposed musical heritage complex.

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