Paducah park closed 12/1 for improvement project - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Paducah park closed 12/1 for improvement project

(Source: KFVS) (Source: KFVS)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

The Paducah Park will close on Thursday, December 1 as work begins on a massive project to create a safer and healthier outdoor experience in the city's historic Fountain Avenue neighborhood.

The Rotary Playground will get a rubberized safety surface as part of the more than $600,000 Health Park project.

Workers will also improve the walking trail and lighting, along with expanding the community garden and fitness area.

This phase of the Health Park is expected to take six months to complete.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2016 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • breaking

    Cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83

    Cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:38 AM EST2017-11-20 06:38:16 GMT

    He was serving a life sentence for his connection to the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate, who was weeks from giving birth, and six others. 

    He was serving a life sentence for his connection to the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate, who was weeks from giving birth, and six others. 

  • Station: Video shows nurses laughing as 89-year-old dies

    Station: Video shows nurses laughing as 89-year-old dies

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:11 PM EST2017-11-17 22:11:09 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 1:20 AM EST2017-11-20 06:20:56 GMT

    An Atlanta television station says video secretly recorded in a nursing home in 2014 shows nurses laughing while they try to start an oxygen machine and an 89-year-old World War II veteran dies.

    An Atlanta television station says video secretly recorded in a nursing home in 2014 shows nurses laughing while they try to start an oxygen machine and an 89-year-old World War II veteran dies.

  • Woman convicted in hair weave killings collapses as guilty verdict read

    Woman convicted in hair weave killings collapses as guilty verdict read

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:09 AM EST2017-11-18 13:09:51 GMT
    Shelby Isaac (Source: WMC Action News 5)Shelby Isaac (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Shelby Isaac was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting and killing E.J. Tate, his girlfriend Edwina Thomas, and their unborn child in January 2016. 

    Shelby Isaac was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting and killing E.J. Tate, his girlfriend Edwina Thomas, and their unborn child in January 2016. 

Powered by Frankly