Scott County

Scott County: Cummins discusses book Saturday at library; register for School House 5K now

January 21, 2014 

Terry Cummins will discuss his new book — The Caudills of the Cumberlands, Anne's Story of Life with Harry at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Scott County Public Library in Georgetown. Cummins' book comes 50 years after Harry Caudill, a Kentucky lawyer, professor and author drew national attention to the need for environmental and social reform in Night Comes to the Cumberlands, an expose of poverty and exploitation in Eastern Kentucky.

The memoir illuminates Anne Caudill's marriage and life as the couple pledged to break Eastern Kentucky's chronic cycle of poverty and illiteracy. Health permitting, Anne Caudill will join Cummins at the library.

For more information about the event, call (502) 863-3566 or go to

5K race on April 26 to benefit three schools

On April 26, Georgetown will host the first School House Champions 5K Run, an event benefiting three Scott County schools: Anne Mason Elementary, Lemons Mill Elementary and Royal Spring Middle School.

Registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. race day. The race starts at 9 a.m. on Memorial Drive on the campus of Georgetown College. Pre-register at For more info, email

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