Construction begins for Ripley’s new park

By NEMS Daily Journal

RIPLEY – Work is ongoing at Ripley’s new 50-acre park,
just off Highway 4 West.
The Fred and Elizabeth Smith Memorial Park’s official groundbreaking was last week and Roberts Builders of Ripley, under the direction of
Casey Roberts, is embarking on the $4.6 million construction project.
Work is expected to be completed by February 2013, with the 2013 summer youth baseball and softball leagues getting the first use.