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Jamestown Splash Pad Opens With Improved Accessibility

The Jamestown Splash Pad opened early to keep the children on summer break from having to leave town to use one. Parks and Recreation Director Steven Brown said the community has been excited for the facility to start its second season. Brown said they have added a new accessibility feature to the pad since last summer. “We have actually got ... Read More »

Smithville Splash Pad Open For Summer

The splash pad at Smithville’s Green Brook Park is officially open for its third summer in a row. Mayor Josh Miller said the splash pad has become a big hit in the community over the past few years. Miller said it is important to have things for children to enjoy in a small town like Smithville. “There’s not a whole ... Read More »

White County Executive: Collaboration Could Make Sense On Rec Facilities

White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson said it may be time for the county and the city of Sparta to work together more closely to expand parks and recreation facilities in the community. The county is adding a new frisbee golf facility at the White County Recreational Complex. The city is working toward a splashpad. That development has caused concern ... Read More »

Jamestown Splash Pad Completion Project For Second Week Of June

The completion of Jamestown’s new splash pad was pushed back by a few weeks due to supply chain issues. Parks and Recreation Superintendant Steve McCoy said crews were having trouble getting one of the components needed to take the next step. McCoy said they hope that this will be the last delay before the project’s completion. “They were supposed to ... Read More »

Celina Moving To Engineering Stage For Splash Pad Project

All signs point towards the Celina splash pad moving forward after city officials met with TDEC officials Thursday. That is according to Mayor Luke Collins. Collins said gaining a water discharge permit for the system should not be an issue. “Our next step is for our engineer drawing and specs,” Collins said. “I believe it would take us about 21 ... Read More »

Celina To Meet With TDEC On Next Step For Splash Pad

Celina officials will meet with TDEC this week to discuss the next steps in its splash pad project. City Recorder Timeka Garrison said the state needs to approve the water system used since the Obey River may be utilized. “Before you guys can even come up with a budget on the splash pad, we still need to figure out from ... Read More »

Sparta Mayor Working On Splash Pad And Upgrading Playground Equipment

Sparta Mayor Jerry Lowery has reappointed the city’s Parks and Recreation Board in an effort to reactivate the body. Lowery said the board of the previous administration stopped meeting. Lowery said he wanted to reform the body to start planning for possible projects. “We’ve got a lot in store for Sparta in the next three years under my administration,” Lowery ... Read More »

Celina Splash Pad Moving Forward Following Corp Approval

The Army Corp of Engineers has granted Celina permission to start construction on a splash pad at Donaldson Park. Mayor Luke Collins sad he is excited to see the project move forward after a year long process to get the approval, “The next thing would be to decide exactly what kind of splash pad we want, what size and the ... Read More »

Smithville Splash Pad Operating With No Issues

The Smithville Splash pad has been in high-use since being installed two-months ago. Mayor Josh Miller said the project was completed to the city’s standards and has not faced issues since opening. “Smithville is a small town, we don’t have the luxuries of Cookeville and other big towns have, but I do think it is important that we invest in ... Read More »