Environment
7:17 am
Wed November 27, 2013

12 KY Counties Receive Tourism Grants

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Grants totaling nearly $600,000 will go to help pay for recreational and tourism projects in 12 Kentucky counties.

Governor Steve Beshear announced the Land and Water Conservation Fund grants yesterday and says the Department for Local Government will administer the funds.

Beshear's office the fund is a grant matching reimbursement program for projects such as campgrounds, sports and play fields, swimming and fishing areas, boating facilities and trails.

Local counties where projects were approved for the grants are Christian, Henderson, Hopkins, McCracken and Union.