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Plan To Improve Tourism Gets Endorsements
In Jan. 28 Issue

The Lake Cumberland Tourism/Economic Development Advisory Committee is working with local, state and federal agencies, such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Gov. Steve Beshear, U.S.Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers and U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield and announced this week they have developed a plan.

This is to improve tourism and develop a plan for the future of Lake Cumberland. This plan  makes recommendations for marketing, maintaining visitation levels, parking, new developments including on-water facilities and other issues involving the lake.

All involved, including Governor Steve Beshear,  Congressman Hal Rogers and  Ed Whitfield, agreed on the importance of tourism to the economic welfare of the region and pledged their support.

Over the past years we have witnessed many such regional plans for the promotion of Lake Cumberland.

Plans are great but like most others, it takes funds to implement these plans to achieve a successful result.

While our Governor and Congressmen pledge their support, the funding must follow, and the work must begin.

The Lake Cumberland area needs this state and federal assistance. It is not possible for the few marinas around the lake and the two or three tourist commissions to fund such an expansive development undertaking.

We sincerely hope this is not just another picture perfect plan but one that will be implemented into a successful development.

You may read the full plan for development at lakecumberland.com.

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The Times Journal is a weekly newspaper issued on Thursdays. It was first published on October 13, 1949, by Andrew J. and Terry Norfleet.
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Russell County News is a weekly newspaper issued on Saturdays, and is mailed free to every address in Russell County, Ky. It was first published on February 1, 1913.
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FISCAL COURT: 2nd Monday of month, 6 p.m. in the Courthouse
RUSSELL SPRINGS CITY: 2nd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in the City Hall Municipal Room
JAMESTOWN CITY: 3rd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in basement meeting room at City Hall
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