U.S. Department of Agriculture

The city of Morton’s Gap broke ground on a new city hall Wednesday.

The new 3,200 square foot building more than triples the size of the previous city hall. The project was made possible by a $385,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, with $200,000 in coal severance funds.

Government Allocates $32 Million for Wetlands

May 22, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is to spend $32 million this year on wetland preservation and restoration projects in Kentucky and six other states along the Mississippi River.