Clay County Commissioners received welcomed news -- they’ll have about $120,000 to give to local businesses to help them through the coronavirus crises.

Commissioners received a letter from the Kansas Department of Commerce stating that on the behalf of Gov. Laura Kelly and the State of Kansas they are pleased to award Clay County a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $132,000 through the Kansas Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Supplement (CDBG-CV) program.