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00:00:04 - Interview introduction

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Partial Transcript: Okay. Uh, today is March 21st, 2007.

Segment Synopsis: Cindy Lackey begins the interview by introducing Dawn Devore and noting the location and date.

00:00:33 - Childhood--Family

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Partial Transcript: Um, so, to begin at the beginning, uh, when and where were you born?

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes where she grew up, her childhood home, and her family, including how her parents made a living.

Keywords: Agriculture; Animals; Barron County (Ky.); Bridgeport (Ky.); Careers; Cattle; Childhood homes; Cork (Ky.); Family; Farming; Occupations; Siblings; Tobacco

Subjects: Agriculture.; Childhood; Employment--Kentucky; Families.; Metcalfe County (Ky.)

GPS: Metcalfe County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.99, -85.63
00:03:51 - Childhood--Water

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Partial Transcript: Um, where did--in, in the house you grew up, that spent most of the time there in in Cork, how did you all get your household water?

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes how her childhood home got its running water, which included a well, and her family needing to go to her grandparents' home for water for cooking. She also describes her great-grandmother's home, which did not have running water.

Keywords: Chamber pots; Childhood homes; Cork (Ky.); Family; Grandparents; Great-grandparents; Outhouses; Running water; Water; Well water; Wells

Subjects: Childhood; Families.; Metcalfe County (Ky.); Plumbing.; Sewerage.; Water.

GPS: Metcalfe County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.99, -85.63
00:05:51 - Childhood--Wastewater

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Partial Transcript: Well, uh, the other part then, of course, other than the water, would be your, uh, wastewater.

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes her childhood home's wastewater solution. She also discusses her grandmother's house, which had an outhouse because she didn't have running water.

Keywords: "Gray water"; "Grey water"; Chamber pots; Childhood homes; Cork (Ky.); Family; Great-grandparents; Indoor plumbing; Outhouses; Running water; Septic; Septic systems; Water; Well water; Wells

Subjects: Childhood; Families.; Metcalfe County (Ky.); Outhouses.; Plumbing.; Septic tanks; Sewerage.

GPS: Metcalfe County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.99, -85.63
00:07:33 - Childhood--Garbage

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Partial Transcript: Um, well what about your trash over the years?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses how her family would dispose of garbage during her childhood and when she first remembers having garbage picked up at her home.

Keywords: Childhood homes; Cork (Ky.); Dumping; Family; Garbage; Garbage collection; Sinkholes; Trash; Trash collection

Subjects: Childhood; Families.; Metcalfe County (Ky.); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Metcalfe County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.99, -85.63
00:09:02 - Childhood--Recreation

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Partial Transcript: Um, do you remember what you and your friends did for recreation when you were younger?

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes how she and her friends would spend their free time during her childhood. She describes going to the creek, skating with her brother, and playing in an old road tile that they turned into a clubhouse.

Keywords: Childhood homes; Children; Clubhouses; Cork (Ky.); Creeks; Family; Fun; Games; Roller skates; Skateboarding; Skating; Woods

Subjects: Childhood; Families.; Metcalfe County (Ky.); Recreation

GPS: Metcalfe County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.99, -85.63
00:10:57 - Education and work history

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Partial Transcript: Let's see, um, where--when--where did you go to high school?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses her educational and work experience that led to her being the PRIDE coordinator and deputy city clerk for Edmonton, Kentucky.

Keywords: Banking; Children; City clerks; Dairy Queen; Deputy clerks; Edmonton State Bank; Lindsey-Wilson College; Marriage; Metcalfe County High School; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); South Central Bank

Subjects: Careers.; Edmonton (Ky.); Education; Employment--Kentucky; Metcalfe County (Ky.)

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:13:02 - Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE)

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Partial Transcript: You started here in 2001. When did you become the PRIDE coordinator?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses her involvement with PRIDE, how she first heard about the organization, the environmental status of Edmonton before PRIDE, and her initial expectations of PRIDE when she started as PRIDE coordinator for Edmonton.

Keywords: Cleanups; Dumps; Environmental cleanup; Expectations; Illegal dumps; PRIDE coordinators; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE)

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Roadside litter; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:16:06 - Pedigo Spring Park

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Partial Transcript: Um, can you give me some examples of how Edmonton has used PRIDE?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses Pedigo Spring Park in Edmonton and the history surrounding the area on which the park was built. She describes her family history surrounding the park.

Keywords: Cleanups; Dumps; Environmental cleanup; Expectations; Funding; Grants; Illegal dumps; Litter (Trash); PRIDE coordinators; Pedigo Spring Park; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Roadside litter

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Families.; Family history.; Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:20:54 - Spring cleanups in Edmonton

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Partial Transcript: Um, well let's see, you all got your first grant to clean, uh, the Pedigo Spring Park, but w--do you see that you'll need to clean any more dumps?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses how the city of Edmonton has used PRIDE funds to help Pedigo Spring Park. She also discusses how the city goes about organizing their spring cleanup every year.

Keywords: Cleanups; Dumps; Environmental cleanup; Funding; Grants; Illegal dumps; Litter (Trash); PRIDE coordinators; Pedigo Spring Park; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Roadside litter; Sports; Trash cans; Volunteers

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:24:46 - Volunteers

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Partial Transcript: Well, and I was gonna ask you about that. Who, who tends to be active as far as your volunteers go?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses who generally volunteers to participate in PRIDE cleanups in Edmonton. She discusses how the schools are involved in the cleanups and the cookout that occurs after each cleanup.

Keywords: City councils; Cleanups; Dumps; Education; Environmental cleanup; Families; Illegal dumps; Litter (Trash); Mayors; PRIDE coordinators; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Roadside litter; Schools

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental education.; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Voluntarism; Volunteers; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:26:58 - Dump recurrence

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Partial Transcript: Um, well, in the, the time you've been working with PRIDE, do you have any memories that stand out in your mind?

Segment Synopsis: Devore discusses a story of someone who was personally affected by the cleanup of Pedigo Spring Park. She also describes how the Pedigo Spring Park is still being polluted due to an illegal dump on private property, whose trash is running down a creek into the park.

Keywords: Cleanups; Dumps; Environmental cleanup; Illegal dumps; PRIDE coordinators; Pedigo Spring Park; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Roadside litter

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:30:20 - PRIDE's impact

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Partial Transcript: Um, well--do, do you think--what impact do you think PRIDE has had on the environment here in Metcalfe County and in Edmonton?

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes the impact PRIDE has had on Metcalfe County and Edmonton. She describes the issues of dumps on private property and how they might be able to deal with that issue.

Keywords: Cleanups; Dumps; Enforcement; Environmental cleanup; Illegal dumps; Law enforcement; Nuisance laws; PRIDE coordinators; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Private dumps; Private property; Roadside litter

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Metcalfe County (Ky.); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Metcalfe County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.99, -85.63
00:33:29 - Permanence of progress

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Partial Transcript: Well, um, do you think that the changes you've seen with PRIDE, um, have made a permanent difference, um, in the area?

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes whether she thinks the changes that have been made with the assistance of PRIDE have made a permanent change or not. She discusses the impact on the younger generation and how they act about pollution and the environment.

Keywords: Changes; Cleanups; Dumps; Environmental cleanup; Illegal dumps; Making a difference; PRIDE coordinators; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Roadside litter

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental education; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Metcalfe County (Ky.); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:36:15 - Future projects

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Partial Transcript: Um, well what do you think, um--what, what work do you think is left to be done around Edmonton or the, or the county as far as the environment goes?

Segment Synopsis: Devore describes what work she believes is left to be done in Metcalfe County. She discusses the importance of being able to clean up dumps on private property and how they might be able to help those issues.

Keywords: Cleanups; Dumps; Enforcement; Environmental cleanup; Illegal dumps; Law enforcement; PRIDE coordinators; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Private dumps; Private property; Roadside litter

Subjects: Edmonton (Ky.); Environmental law.; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Metcalfe County (Ky.); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Edmonton (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 36.980278, -85.620278
00:39:03 - Interview conclusion

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Partial Transcript: Um, well that covers all the topics that I wanted us to talk about.

Segment Synopsis: Lackey concludes the interview and thanks Devore.