SOMERSET - A $24,000 grant has been approved for projects in Casey, Garrard, Lincoln and Jessamine counties by the Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association.
Casey and Jessamine will get $10,000 each for trail enhancement and Stanford and Lancaster will share the other $4,000 for downtown beautification projects, according to Arlen Sanders, coordinator. He said Casey will use the money to gravel the walking trail at the Central Kentucky AG/EXPO Center. Jessamine will use its money for fencing at Camp Nelson.
The funding is made available for community development fund projects in the Heritage Landmark Corridor, and were made available by Congressman Hal Rogers as part of the "Company's Coming" Initiative.
The Heritage Landmark Corridor, one of nine multi-county travel corridors that represent groups of counties based on particular highways.