forest service http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 2/17/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-21712 <p>An inspection of the&nbsp;Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge piers has revealed <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/bridge-piers-not-damaged">no major damage</a> despite being hit by an 86 hundred ton cargo ship in January.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Kentucky Politics:</strong></p><p>A Senate bill that would give county governments more <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/change-constable-bill-could-free-its-path-passage">control over constables</a> could have enough support to become law.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 22:31:40 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 16976 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 2/17/12 Forest Service Payments http://wkms.org/post/forest-service-payments <p>Projects to improve roads and forest trails in rural Kentucky counties are facing their last round of funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The agency announced Friday that more than $307 million will be distributed to states with national forest lands, marking the final payment under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. Kentucky, which is home to Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and the Daniel Boone National Forest, will get a final check for $1.8 million.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 20:48:08 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 16969 at http://wkms.org Forest Service Payments