Park Achieves Fundraising Goal

Park Achieves Fundraising Goal A proposed nearly 10-acre private park in downtown Lexington has achieved a key fundraising goal- surpassing $12 million in donations.“Families across Lexington realize the importance of this park and want to be a part of it,” said Allison Lankford, executive director of Town Branch Park. “Their generous donations have fueled…

Improving The Floyd County Public Transportation System

Improving The Floyd County Public Transportation System The Floyd County Fiscal Court approved a motion that will create a public transportation system.”The number one need that we get from everywhere is that we need more transportation,” said Floyd County Judge Executive Robbie Williams.They are using resources they already have that mainly transport senior citizens.…

Feedback On Education

Feedback On Education Kentucky officials are seeking final feedback on a plan to guide career and technical education in the future.Based on initial feedback, the Kentucky Department of Education revised its draft of the Carl D. Perkins State Plan, also known as the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.Stakeholders have…

Grant Funding For Flooded Counties

Grant Funding For Flooded Counties Governor Andy Beshear and the Energy and Environment Cabinet announced that $500,000 in grant funding is available to 12 counties in Southeastern Kentucky for flooding cleanup.The 12 counties that declared a state of emergency after the recent flooding qualify for the grant money. This includes Bell, Clay, Harlan, Hickman,…