Welcome

Thank you for visiting Paducahsun.com, online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Local counties receive grant funds for parks

Staff report

Gov. Matt Bevin and the Department of Local Government announced Thursday that 20 Land and Water Conservation Fund grants totaling $758,000 have been awarded. The grant money will be used to maintain and develop parks and facilities.

"These projects offer a unique opportunity to invest dollars directly for the benefit of people in local communities throughout the commonwealth," said Sandra Dunahoo, Department of Local Government commissioner. "The vast outdoor resources of our commonwealth are available to be enjoyed by everyone."

Several area municipalities are grant recipients. They are:

â ¢ Crittenden County, $30,000 for the Dam 50 Boat Dock project.

â ¢ Graves County, $22,500 for the Mayfield-Graves County Baseball Park improvement.

â ¢ City of Benton, $75,000 for the city pool house.

â ¢ Kentucky Department of Parks in Trigg County, $11,323 for the Lake Barkley State Resort Park wheelchair accessible trail.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 7640d9c42f844fb493b044332663a473
Top Classifieds
  • Use Happy Jack Tonekote torestore nut ... Details
  • WANTED - outfits for female Shih-Tzu ... Details
  • Leather couch & 2 leather recline ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't buy p ... Details
  • Details
  • FAIRHURST BUILDING Professional Offic ... Details
  • Open House Sun. March 26, 2-4pm 310 ... Details
  • ARIES 18' w/ trailer, 85 hp Merc ... Details
  • SAWMILLS from only $4397 - MAKE & ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Here’s a closer look at our Monday online transition plan
  2. Retirement dreams fizzle amid insurance uncertainty
  3. People and Business
  1. Local NAACP will honor Lowery at Rosa Parks event
  2. What to look for when you're booking a photo safari
  3. Readers' trust matters to us
  1. Here’s a closer look at our Monday online transition plan
  2. Retirement dreams fizzle amid insurance uncertainty
  3. People and Business
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...