CALHOUN, Ky. (AP) - Four counties in western Kentucky are joining together to create the Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement.
The Messenger-Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1c80pWY) reports that the regional economic development organization is being launched Jan. 2 by leaders in McLean, Henderson, Webster and Union counties. It is a merger of Northwest Kentucky Forward and the Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce.
Brad Schneider has been leading both groups since March. He says merging them will give a unified voice to four counties, which will get more attention from and be more effective with state and national government leaders.
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