New playground to come to Jonesboro park

JONESBORO,AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro park will get some new playground equipment thanks togrant money received by the city.

Cityleaders met with West End residents at City Water and Light Park on Monday.

MayorPerrin and Parks and Recreation Director Wixson Huffstetler showed offrenderings of playground equipment for the park.

CWL ParkChairman Julie Dow said the park is already well used and playground equipmentwill make it that much better.

"There are lotsof kids that stop by and play baseball and little league teams that come outhere and practice and my kids, when they walk to kindergarten, they stop byhere on the way to and from kindergarten. So, this is a good park," said Dow.

Money for thepark was made available through the Community Development Block Grant. MayorPerrin said $50,000 in grant money was appropriated for the equipment.

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