duncancenter 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (11/22/13) — The merger of the Duncan Cultural Center Museum and Art Gallery with the Muhlenberg County Public Library are a "win-win" situation, according to Greenville Mayor Ed DeArmond.

The City of Greenville agreed recently to gift the Center to the county library system, and he library board has voted to accept the proposal.

"The Duncan House lived off of city funds, along with an endowment from the estate of Mrs. Karhryn B. Snider." DeArmond told Surfky News.

DeArmond noted that those funds were about to run out at the end of 2013.

"Our first and only choice," DeArmond said, "was to gift the center to the library in hopes that they would see the benefits of having the Duncan Center in their possession. After a few revisions they accepted the offer and we transferred the property this past week."

The Duncan House was donated to the city of Greenville in 1986 by Hamiltion Richardson Duncan. The home was constructed in 1912.

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 17,689.86
-56.12 (-0.32%)    
2 S&P 2,103.84
-4.79 (-0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,128.28
-0.50 (-0.01%)    

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5859

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3776

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3242

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3194

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2540

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16247

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15217

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 31, 2015 3194

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2041

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1867

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1124

State Fair President Commends Hopkins County Fair…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1074

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 993

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 764

House of Onyx's Crystal Gallery Opens in…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 753

Henderson Woman Faces Rape Charges

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 695

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 694

A.G. Conway Announces Two Cybercrimes Arrests for…

by SurfKY News