Historical auction a success
by Franklin Clark, Reporter -- fclark@cadizrecord.com
Mar 06, 2013 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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If the Trigg County Historical and Preservation Society is able to meet its required $25,000 of the match for the Transportation Enhancement Grant, repairs to the outside of the Cadiz Masonic Lodge building (above) will be possible.</i>
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If the Trigg County Historical and Preservation Society is able to meet its required $25,000 of the match for the Transportation Enhancement Grant, repairs to the outside of the Cadiz Masonic Lodge building (above) will be possible.

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The Trigg County Historical and Preservation Society’s auction, held Saturday morning at the Trigg County Recreation Complex, raised more than $15,000, even as only about half of the items were sold.

That is what Joann Harvey of the Trigg County Historical and Preservation Society, Inc., said Monday morning, although she couldn’t give an exact dollar amount at press time.

“I would say the auction exceeded our expectations,” said Harvey. “Trigg County really came through.”

Harvey also said they’re already planning a second auction – possibly during the first part of April – for the remaining items, with Magistrate Jon Goodwin and Trigg County PVA (Property Valuation Administrator) Michael Bryan returning as auctioneers.

At a Trigg County Fiscal Court meeting in September, Magistrates unanimously agreed to apply for a TEA-21 (Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century) grant for $312,500 for the museum. Alexander said they are finalizing resolutions for the Cadiz City Council and the Trigg County Historical Society.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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