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Carter County gets rails to trails grant

Nov. 10, 2012 @ 01:07 PM

OLIVE HILL, KY _ The city of Olive Hill has been awarded a $25,000 state grant for a rails to trails rehab program and trailhead restroom facility, according to a news release.

The city was among more than 20 rails to trails grants around Kentucky, according to Gov. Steve Beshear.

The state has announced more than $1.13 million for recreational trail projects around the Bluegrass State, according to a news release.

“Recreational trails help spur economic development, increase property values and aid in land conservation throughout our state,” Beshear said in a prepared release.