Minden Press-Herald

Sep 18th

Board strips festival of funding

An annual event which had been designed to help raise funds for the Germantown Commission will no longer be considered a line item in the Webster Parish Tourism Board of Commissioners budget, but can continue to seek funds through an advertising grant.

Commissioners voted 4-0 with three absent Tuesday to remove the Bluegrass Festival grant from the annual budget, a move which would have cost the festival $2,500 in grant money in 2012. No festival grant was shown for 2013.

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