N0261090GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/6/14) - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, announced today, Friday, June 6 that Muhlenberg County will receive a federal grant of $1,550,000 for the county's airport.

The award, given by the Federal Aviation Administration will provide funds for the construction phase of a taxiway at the Muhlenberg County Airport. The taxiway will eliminate the need for aircraft to "back-taxi" on the runway.

"I am pleased to see Muhlenberg County receive these construction funds," Whitfield said.  "This will provide the opportunity for growth and development within this community."

SurfKY News
Information provided by Robert W. Hankins

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 128 in… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released – July 27, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 27.… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14486

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4833

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4332

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4253

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3925

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19376

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15417

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4833

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3552

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1688

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1359

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1244

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1162

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1160

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 942

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impeded WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 878

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 854

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News