The 16th Annual Rocky Adkins Golf Tournament was held at the Eagle Trace Golf Course in Morehead on May 27th. For the past 16 years, Rep. Adkins has raised more than $1.2 million to help build the King's Daughters Hospitality House, renovate the oncology unit at the hospital, and purchase the traveling mammography unit that has helped 1,200 women receive mammograms in seven Kentucky counties and three counties in Ohio. Rep. Adkins, a cancer survivor, is passionate about raising money to help eradicate cancer in his lifetime. See a slideshow of pictures from the golf tournament and read the Ashland Daily Independent's story on the event.
Rep. Adkins recently attended the Coal Industry Appreciation Dinner sponsored by the Hazard Community and Technology College. The guest speaker was Joe Craft and three people were inducted into the new Appalachian Coalfields Hall of Fame � Elmer Whitaker, Don Duff and Johnny J.C. Lewis. Entertainment was provided by the legendary bluegrass performer Bobby Osborne and his nephew Dean Osborne, who asked Rep. Adkins to join them on stage for a musical number.
Rep. Adkins presents $730,000 to Sandy Hook for sewer improvements
On May 2, 2011, Rep. Rocky Adkins presented a $730,000 check to Mayor Robby Adkins for upgrades and improvements to the Sandy Hook's sewer system. The check was presented to Sandy Hook Mayor Robby Adkins at the May 2nd City Council meeting. Please click on the link below to read the story in the Ashland Independent.
Sandy Hook gets sewer upgrade funds
The Ashland Daily Independent
The city of Sandy Hook will be able to pay for improvements to its sewer system following the presentation of a $730,000 check by Rep. Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook, during a city council meeting last week.
Link to May-8th story from Ashland Daily Independent Newspaper