Marshall County Senior Citizens Center

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The Marshall County Fiscal Court on Monday approved a budget for the next fiscal year that restores some grant funding for nonprofits, but still has a significant reduction from years previous.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

The Marshall County Fiscal Court is divided over a funding cut for nonprofits in the next budget. Attempts to raise the cap were unsuccessful in a meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Marshall County Senior Citizens center / Marshall County Senior Citizens Center, via Facebook (cropped)

The mayor of Benton says the Marshall County Senior Citizens Center board has voted unanimously to close the facility. The announcement comes one day before the fiscal court was to approve a budget that significantly reduces grant funding for nonprofits, including the center.

Marshall County Senior Citizens center / Marshall County Senior Citizens Center, via Facebook (cropped)

The Marshall County Senior Citizens Center is warning they’ll have to close their doors if their funds are cut from a proposed county budget.