Several Funding Awards Announced for Parks and Recreation in East Kentucky

Governor Andy Beshear has announced funding for 32 projects across the state parks and recreation area. 

There are several awards granted to Eastern Kentucky. 

Knott County will receive $130,000 for repairs at parks that were damaged during the July 2022 flood. 

In Paintsville, officials plan to use $245,000 to demolish the existing public pool and build a splash pad at the site.

Prestonsburg will receive $37,000 to resurface, restripe, and install new nets at the existing tennis courts at Archer Park with one court being converted into a pickleball court.