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Head Start Numbers Down Across UC; Federal Eligibility Also Changed

Head Start numbers are down in the Upper Cumberland with a new school year more than one month old. LBJ&C Head Start Director Penny Meadows said 880 students are enrolled in Head Start centers across the Upper Cumberland, and she has some on a waiting list. Meadows said the interest in Head Start is down. At the same time, the ... Read More »

Byrdstown Head Start Has Openings For Kids Available Now

The only childcare licensed by The Department of Human Services in Pickett County has openings available. Head Start Director Penny Meadows said the program is for the most in-need Pickett County families. Meadows said everything is free, with acceptance being based on a point system ranking the child’s needs. “Especially in these rural areas, we may be the biggest thing ... Read More »

Algood Head Start Roof Replacement Project Targeted For Summer

Algood’s L.B.J.& C. Head Start building will receive a new roof. Algood City Administrator Keith Morrison said they’ve tried patching the roof, however leaks continued in the building. Morrison said after roughly a year of doing repairs, a full replacement has to happen. “You can’t keep putting it off when it’s leaking that bad,” Morrison said. “You’ve got all those ... Read More »