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Government
1:33 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Paducah Seeking Grant to Repair Downtown Buildings

Credit Lance Dennee / WKMS

 

The City of Paducah is seeking a Delta Regional Authority grant through the States’ Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) for improvements to downtown buildings.

Paducah Planning Director Steve Ervin told the City Commission he was seeking the grant at its Tuesday meeting.

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Government
7:22 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Mississippi River Mayors Ask for Increase In Army Corps of Engineers Funding

Mayors from cities along the Mississippi River are calling on Congress to increase U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding to keep commerce flowing on the waterway.

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Government
4:07 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Delta Regional Authority Hosts Free Medical Clinic For Mayfield Residents

More than 100 people received free medical care on the first day of a week-long run for a free clinic in Mayfield.  The medical services are part of an Innovative Readiness Program hosted by the Delta Regional Authority  in partnership with the Department of Defense. The program provides budding military doctors training in disaster response situations before being deployed to duty. 

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Government
11:10 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Mayfield Seeks Funding To Build Farmers' Market Pavillion

Mayfield City Officials are seeking grant funding to buy land for a new farmers’ market.  Mayor Teresa Cantrell said currently the town's market has no permanent home and sets up on the downtown square on Saturday mornings and a borrowed church parking lot on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. 

“We thought that was something communities needed, especially small rural communities like Mayfield," said Cantrell. "We need our farmers’ market and they needed a home to conduct their activities. It needs to be a visible place where they can get drive-by traffic and have regular hours.”

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Education
7:15 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Delta Regional Authority Makes $1M Available for Grant Applicants

Credit newgre.org

The Delta Regional Authority is sweetening the pot for cross-state applications for federal grants to strengthen training partnerships between community colleges and employers. 

Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Seth Harris said Friday that $474.5 million is available nationwide under the third round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grants program. 

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Business
7:50 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Small Businesses Key to Job Creation in Delta Region

New data shows small businesses have led the Mississippi Delta region in job creation. The Delta Regional Authority released private-sector data Monday showing 90 percent of all new jobs in the area over the last 20 years have come from businesses with nine or fewer employees.

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Business
12:05 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

DRA Grants Murray Industrial Park Money for Improvements

mymurray.com

The Delta Regional Authority has granted the Murray West Business Park a little over 200-thousand dollars for an improvement project. Murray-Calloway Economic Development Council Director Mark Manning says the money goes to increasing highway accessibility to a section of the park.

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