The Hopkinsville City Council approved spending more than $900,000 to help fund phase-one of the city's Rails-To-Trials project. An additional $100,000 in private donations brings the total investment to $1 million for phase-one.
Mayor Dan Kemp said he’s pleased with the way the council voted and that the walking trail will bring a dramatic improvement to residents’ way of life.
The Hopkinsville City Council yesterday approved funding of phase one of their Rails-to-Trails Project. The council passed the measure to bring a recreational trail for walkers, runners and cyclists as an amendment to next year’s budget.