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Not the news they wanted: Vincennes not awarded Stellar Grant

The City of Vincennes expected to hear some good news on Wednesday.

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 9:01 PM
Updated: Oct 20, 2017 9:01 PM

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) - The City of Vincennes expected to hear some good news on Wednesday.

Leaders hoped to receive additional funding for projects around the city.

The results, however, weren't quite what leaders expected.

The city hoped to become a "Stellar Community."

On Wednesday, city leaders were informed by the committee around three on Wednesday.

City leaders found out the city of Madison was awarded the grant.

They, along with Vincennes were among the top three finalists for the program.

Even with the grant gone for this year, officials say not all hope is lost.

Mayor Joe Yochum says the city plans to apply again next year.

They hope with future changes to Main Street they will prove they are "Stellar" worthy.

"And we did receive the facade grant last week, which is another plus for our Main Street. More to show that we are moving forward in Vincennes for the next round of Stellar," Yochum said.

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