Tourist Commission Met Wednesday

Tourism Director Janette Marson spoke to WJRS News following the Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission’s monthly meeting on Wednesday about her time at the Kentucky State Fair, which wrapped up this past Sunday…

Heather Weaver, a tourist commission board member, said the area is gearing up for a couple of upcoming events. She also gave WJRS News an update regarding TimberPointe Resort, the resort her and her husband operate in Jamestown…

The Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission took in $17,892.54 in transient taxes during the month of June, its last reporting month, which was up from $11,431.74 in May and $16,488.25 in June of 2018. During the month of July there were 131 visitor guides requested and at the end of the month there were 135,364 “likes” on the Lake Cumberland Visit Russell County Facebook page.

 Marson said because board member Jeff Padilla is no longer employed by State Dock, his seat has become vacant. It will be up to the fiscal court to approve a new board member once several options presented before county leaders.

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