Petitions, another meeting, and more erupt from confusion over LBL recreation and heritage funding | News

Higher-ups in the federal government are now weighing in on the confusion about possible budget cuts for Land Between the Lakes. This relates specifically to the recreation and heritage line item for next year.

Local 6 first reported on the conversation Wednesday, after Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White gave us paperwork this week. 

He was given the paperwork from the U.S. Forest Service following a Tuesday meeting with them and other elected local leaders.

It shows a blank space for recreation and heritage funding in the fiscal year 2022. White said if that line item is not funded, many

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Kansas City OKs funding for homeless to stay in hotels for up to 90 days

In the battle to end homelessness in Kansas City, the city council approved funding Thursday for every homeless person to stay at a hotel or motel for up to 90 days.Buses began loading people and their property up Thursday outside city hall and Westport. The homeless now have a place to stay.”If you are somebody who is experiencing homelessness and you are on the streets, we have a place for you to go,” Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said.The mayor said that this offer is for people in any of the city’s 170 camps. The plan was the result of … read more

Dozens Of Kentucky Communities Receive Funding For Community Recreation Projects

  Gov. Andy Beshear’s Office in a release Monday announced 41 recreation projects throughout the commonwealth will receive federal funding for renovations and upgrades, totaling $4.3 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). 


Some communities receiving funding in western Kentucky include Benton, Drakesboro, Hopkinsville, Kuttawa, Murray/Calloway County, and Nortonville, as well as Carlisle, Christian, Livingston, Todd, and Trigg counties. Gifts will be allocated to parks in these communities in amounts ranging from $12,995 to the largest grant of $250,000.


Benton, Kentucky will use $12,995 to construct two new pavilions at H. H. Lovett Park. Additionally, Todd County received $250,000

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