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July 29, 2014

 

columbus city hall

Columbus Hires New Parks And Rec Director

Parks board members unanimously approved Mark Jones as the new parks director Monday night in Columbus city hall.

May 21, 2014

 

Families By Choice founder Muriel Ryan says visitors in the area have the wrong idea about homeless campers at Hawthorn Park.

Terre Haute Homeless Coalition Fights Park Policy

A homeless coalition in Vigo County wants parks officials to repeal a policy they enacted in April.

January 16, 2014

 

Mayor Brown and Ben Wagner

Columbus Seeks Lawyer After Mayor Demotes Parks Director

The mayor of Columbus demoted the parks director, saying he was misusing credit cards and overspending his budget.

July 23, 2013

 

  Many homeless people in Terre Haute would prefer to camp in Hawthorn park than sleep in the shelters available.

Homeless Creating Problems In Vigo County Park

For many homeless people, shelter rules and guidelines make staying in shelters a problem.

March 1, 2013

 

Brown County Trail

Nashville To Break Ground On Long-Awaited Salt Creek Trail

The multi-million dollar trail will provide a new recreation space for Brown County residents and visitors.

June 29, 2012

 

Children at the summer camp play tug of war.

Groups Seek Places For Kids To Play And Beat The Heat

Families look for alternative activities outside to stay cool during the heat wave.

May 17, 2012

 

Switchyard

15,000 Person Event Venue One Concept For Switchyard Park

Other concepts for the park include a dog park, a splash pad, basketball courts, bocce ball courts, wooded walking trails, and community gardens.

March 20, 2012

 

bloomington art

State Grant Could Benefit Bloomington Arts

The Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District is considering applying for a state tourism grant.

October 18, 2011

 

Occupy Bloomington

Bloomington Bypassing Park Policy For ‘Occupy’ Protestors

Many of the of the city's homeless wonder why protesters are allowed in the park overnight, when the homeless have been run out of the park at night for years.

August 14, 2007

 

Bloomington’s Parks And Rec Report High Participation Despite Heat

Bloomington Parks and Recreation director Mick Renneisen says participation in parks events is up, despite the high heat.

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