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Applications being taken for scholarships




Elkhorn-Hazard Coal Land, LLC is accepting applications for the Roy Crawford Memorial Scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester of 2007. There will be three scholarships of $500 each awarded to college students.

All applicants must be residents of Letcher County, and plan to work in eastern Kentucky upon graduation. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in a field that will be beneficial to the coal industry, but all applications are welcome. Selections are based on academic achievement, personal character, and need.

Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, and may be picked up at the R.R. Crawford Engineering office at Whitco near Whitesburg on Hwy. 931, or can be mailed if requested. Awards for the scholarships will be made August 20. For more information, call 633-2226.

These scholarships honor the late Roy R. Crawford Jr. and his father, the late Roy Crawford Sr., who were both engineers and coal mine operators beginning with the founding of R.R. Crawford Engineering in 1925.


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