Funding awarded for work at parks in 2 Kentucky counties

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says Jefferson County has received nearly $360,000 in awards to enhance accessibility and improve three parks, while $400,000 is being provided for two parks in another county. The Jefferson County funding is for Jefferson Memorial Forest in Fairdale, Little Hunting Creek Park in Prospect and Wetherby Park in Middletown. Meanwhile, the city of Henderson is receiving funding for the Airline Road Sports Complex project, and Henderson County was awarded funds for Sandy Lee Watkins Park. The funding comes from the Land & Water Conservation Fund.