Tag: Owensboro

Fiscal Court approves grant agreement for accessible playground

The Daviess County Fiscal Court has approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the state for a new accessible playground at Horse Fork Creek Park. Judge-Executive Al Mattingly said the agreement includes a $75,000 matching grant.  The playground will be ADA-compliant and fully accessible to children of all abilities.  It will be constructed adjacent to – Read More

Owensboro Regional Recovery to apply for grant funding

Owensboro Regional Recovery is seeking additional grant funding in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, Governor Andy Beshear announced $2.8 million for 14 Recovery Kentucky centers across the Commonwealth. The funding was made available to the Department for Local Government by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the CARES Act. Each – Read More

Community Update on COVID-19

The Daviess County Fiscal Court facilitated a community conversation related to the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases. Judge-Executive Al Mattingly moderated the discussion with Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson, Public Health Director Clay Horton and Dr. Francis DuFrayne of Owensboro Health. “In terms of our rates of COVID infection, they’ve been growing steadily for the last – Read More

Job Opening at The Senior Community Center

The Board of Directors of The Senior Community Center of Owensboro-Daviess County has begun an open search for a new Executive Director. “With the resignation of our current Executive Director”, explained Jennifer Allen, board chair, “our board has begun a search for her replacement.” The Executive Director (ED) position is responsible for overseeing the daily – Read More