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Fourth Annual Kayaking for Kids race slated for Aug. 1

Despite COVID-19, the Whitley County Fiscal Court and the Whitley County Tourism Commission still plan to hold the annual Kayaking for Kids kayaking and Jon Boat race this year. Suffice it to say though that it will look a little different this year than it has in past years...
Posted On 30 Jun 2020

Kayaking for Kids proceeds mean $2,200 for Upward basketball, nearly $13,000 for elementary schools

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Third Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $15,090, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Area schools receive ‘Kayaking for Kids’ proceeds

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Second Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $6,400, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018

Kayaking for Kids Kayak Race grows significantly in second year

Whitley County’s Second Annual Kayaking for Kids Kayak Race Saturday featured nearly four times as many participants and raised more than twice as much money for charity as did last year’s race. This year’s race had 98 participants, featured 71 kayaks or jon boats and raised...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018

Second Annual Kayaking for Kids Kayak Race set for Aug. 4

Are you a competitive kayaker or Jon Boat owner? Have you never kayaked a day in your life, but always thought it is something that you could like to try? Either way you are in luck thanks to the Second Annual Kayaking for Kids Kayak Race, which will take place on Saturday, Aug....
Posted On 25 Jul 2018

‘Kayaking for Kids’ set for Saturday

Enthusiasts of kayaks, jon boats and tubing will have the chance to race in the Cumberland River Saturday and raise some money to help the children of Whitley County. As of Tuesday morning, 35 people had pre-registered for the ‘Kayaking for Kids” race. Whitley County Projects...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

Copperhead Trail project discussed at chamber luncheon

People, who ride expensive motorcycles and like to take weekend trips to ride motorcycle trails, frequently have a lot of discretionary income. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. told members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon during its...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017

Whitley Co. UNITE sponsoring Kayaking for Kids race Aug. 19

Enthusiasts of kayaks, John Boats and tubing will have the chance to race in the Cumberland River this summer and raise some money to help the children of Whitley County. Whitley County Projects Director Amber Owens announced during May 15 monthly Whitley County UNITE Coalition...
Posted On 31 May 2017