Statewide preservation awards nomination deadline extended to Friday, April 18

The nomination deadline for the 36th Annual Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards has been extended to Friday, April 18. The awards recognize excellence in the preservation of Kentucky’s historic buildings and cultural resources, including archaeological sites. Contributions can be through investment, advocacy, volunteerism, building partnerships, public involvement, lifelong commitment or significant achievement.

Tourism Incentives Approved for Newport and Frankfort Projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority have approved incentives for two projects – a hotel development in Newport and a distillery visitor center in Frankfort.

Former KIPDA CDO Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft and Fraud Charges

In 2013, General Conway’s Medicaid Fraud Unit was named one of the most aggressive in the country by the nonprofit watchdog group Public Citizen.

Attorney General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit have announced that a former Consumer Directed Options (CDO) employee with the Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency (KIPDA) has pleaded guilty to charges involving theft and fraud.

TranspARTation grant for arts-related experiences open to Kentucky teachers

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications until May 1 for its TranspARTation grant, which provides funding to schools for arts-related field trips.

Women on the Frontier Weekend at Fort Boonesborough

RICHMOND, Ky. – Fort Boonesborough State Park will host its “Women on the Frontier” weekend April 26-27.


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