Area counties receive courthouse restoration grants

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Stone, Independence, Cleburne, and Lawrence counties were among 24 counties who shared $l.7 million dollars in Courthouse Restoration Grants.

Stone received:  $111,929. Cleburne received:  $40,000. Independence County:  $54,600. Lawrence County:  $215,730.

Altogether, the Arkansas Historic Preservation program, awarded $2.9 million dollars in grants for projects in 58 Arkansas counties through its County Courthouse Restoration, Historic Preservation Restoration and Main Street Downtown Revitalization Grant programs.

Twenty-one Main Street Arkansas programs shared $315,000. in grant money.  Each program received a $15,000 grant.

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