Powell County awarded recreational trails grant!
First Lady Jane Beshear joined Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Marcheta Sparrow and Department for Local Government (DLG) Commissioner Tony Wilder to announce more than $1.8 million in grants to local communities to develop and maintain recreational trails across Kentucky. February 15, 2012. Powell County was awarded a Recreational Trails Program matching $100k grant to build mountain biking trails in the county. This money will go toward the purchase of land for the trails and the establishment of the trails. This is a part of our ongoing effort to become a trail town!