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Center for Rural Development adds 3 counties to service Area

Boyd, Carter and Elliott Counties added; 45 of Kentucky's 120 counties now in center's primary service area

News from the Center for Rural Development

The Center for Rural Development expands its 42-county primary service area to include three additional KY counties in Boyd, Carter, and Elliott. Center's primary coverage area now covers nearly 40 percent of the state.

The Center's new primary service area includes 45 Southern and Eastern Kentucky counties, including (CM primary service area counties in bold): Adair, Bath, Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Casey, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Estill, Elliott, Floyd, Garrard, Green, Harlan, Jackson, Jessamine, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Menifee, Metcalfe, Monroe, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Rowan, Taylor, Wayne, Whitley, and Wolfe. Established in 1996, and the idea of Congressman Rogers and other leaders, The Center serves as a hub of operations from which programs including technology, and business services are brought to people in Southern and Eastern Kentucky and elsewhere.

The Center, 2292 South Highway 27, Suite 300 Somerset, Kentucky 42501, concentrates on four Focus Areas: Leadership, Technology, Public Safety, and Arts and Culture. The CEO is Lonnie Lawson.

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