Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with James Renner, January 11, 2007

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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00:00:02 - The impact of PRIDE in Rockcastle County

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Partial Transcript: Okay, this is Dale Johnson with the PRIDE Club of Mount Vernon Elementary School.

Segment Synopsis: Three children (Megan Helton, Samantha Taylor, and Shalana McClure) interview James Renner, the PRIDE coordinator for Rockcastle County, Kentucky. In the interview James discusses how he dealt with waste and trash disposal as he grew up, what he remembers the environment being like when he was young, and the impact of PRIDE on Rockcastle County and Kentucky at large.

Keywords: Clean-ups; College; Dumping; Dumps; Environment; Highways; Illegal dumping; Illegal dumps; PRIDE clubs; PRIDE coordinator; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Recovery efforts; Rockcastle Regional Hospital; Septic systems; Volunteerism; Volunteers; Waste disposal

Subjects: Children; Clay County (Ky.); Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Kentucky; Litter (Trash); Marriage; Mount Vernon (Ky.); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal; Roads; Rockcastle County (Ky.); Septic tanks; Voluntarism; Waste disposal sites

GPS: Mount Vernon in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
Map Coordinates: 37.3599141, -84.3410772