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GRADD streamlines microloan process

By Jacob Mulliken Messenger-InquirerJan 10, 2021 The Green River Area Development District has streamlined its microloan process geared toward aiding small businesses and nonprofits affected by COVID-19. The funding is available for those entities that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 in GRADD’s seven-county region of Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster counties.…

GRADD officials have high hopes for WATCH partnership

By Jacob Mulliken Messenger-InquirerDec 31, 2020 Green River Area Development District officials have high hopes that their burgeoning partnership with Ohio-based Watch Communications will bolster their ConnectGRADD internet service initiative. ConnectGRADD, which began in 2007, is a partnership between WATCH Communications and GRADD that provides internet services to the rural areas to GRADD’s original seven…

Hugs for the Holidays

Owensboro resident and Green River Ombudsman Advisory Council member, Marla Carter, is raising awareness of the Hugs for the Holidays campaign and would love to see it spread throughout Kentucky. Hugs for the Holidays is a grassroots effort to show support for residents of long-term care facilities and their families this holiday season.  Having already…