muh-ball-fieldShown at home plate are (lr) John Austin, HEO Instructor, Ann-Marie Scheer, Jonathan Williams, Joshua Cheetham and Qaadir James

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/2/14) — The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center was called upon by the Rochester City Council to construct a community softball park.

John Austin, HEO Instructor quickly accepted the task. Austin and 6-8 students at a time have worked on the field since the beginning of May. Sue Hammers, council member stated “they are so grateful for our program because the work is free and the council could not afford to fund this project.”

The students are working diligently leveling the inner and outer fields, digging drain trenches, digging holes for power poles, and installing fencing. The Center thrives on opportunities such as this because it allows the students to obtain hands-on experience in their heavy equipment operating trade.

The students are proud of their work, and proud to be able to give back to the Rochester Community.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Karen Robinson

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Courthouse Sculpture Unveiling a Bicentennial Event

OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/29/15) — An unveiling of "Hometown," an outdoor sculpture celebrating the Daviess County Bicentennial… Read More

Miners Top Oilers, 9-3

OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/29/15) — Madisonville erupted for seven runs in the top half of the third inning and never trailed in… Read More

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44631

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5427

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4346

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4071

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3285

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44631

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11133

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 4071

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3110

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2901

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2865

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2279

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1891

Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after Alleged…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1244

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1077

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 987

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 922

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News