The prospect of a water amusement park and a convention hotel at Ford Park dimmed Tuesday with the news that the developer so far has refused to meet the city’s conditions for tax breaks.
Without the tax breaks, the entire project could fall apart.
City Manager Kyle Hayes updated council members on negotiations so far with Pate Development of Wichita, Kan., which included a promise that Pate would build a water park valued at a minimum of $10 million and an Embassy Suites-branded hotel with no fewer than 200 rooms.
Hayes told council members that Pate countered with an offer to build a
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A Sulphur man was arrested Saturday on charges of felony theft from a local water park.
Thirty-year-old Jerod Luke Fontenot is accused of stealing lumber, power tools and an air compressor from the water park in Lacassine.
Fontenot was taken into custody by the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Sulphur Police Department.
He was transported to Jefferson Davis Parish and booked on a warrant for felony theft. No bond has been set for him.
Authorities say Fontenot is facing additional charges in Sulphur.
When Splash Kingdom water park opens in Nacogdoches do you plan to use the park with friends, children and grandkids?
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SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — Greenview Elementary is hosting a family night and fundraiser next month, One South Euclid meets Thursday and the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library will have a book discussion on Laura Hillenbrand’s “Unbroken” — these are a few things happening in South Euclid.
Greenview fundraiser: Greenview Elementary is hosting a weekend-getaway fundraiser for the Parent-Teacher Association at Kalahari Resorts Conventions in Sandusky, January 15.
Rooms with two queen beds are $119 and a portion of the booking will go toward the PTA. Standard rooms sleep 4-6 guests, up to two additional guests can be added for $25 each. Call 1-877-KALAHARI
Theme park fan forums have been buzzing with rumors for months, but
Preliminary results of an online survey on improving parks and recreational opportunities in Van Buren show 85 percent of more than 600 responding expressed support for a swimming pool or aquatics center.
Van Buren City Planner Joe Hurst released the results at a recent public input session at the Municipal Complex.
“This was a recurring theme throughout the survey responses,” Hurst said.
Other activities that received significant support include walking, hiking and running, bicycling, concerts, adventure/ropes course, canoeing and kayaking, and fitness programs.
Van Buren has been working with officials from Bentonville-based contractors CEI Engineering and Alta Planning and Development on a long-term, comprehensive
Water park, sports complex considered for Fairfield development, Jefferson Parish President John Young tells WVUE
A water park and sports complex with softball, baseball and soccer fields are among the development possibilities for Fairfield, the name Jefferson Parish officials have given to the vacant land west of the Huey P. Long Bridge, Parish President John Young tells WVUE. “These are things that are being tossed around as ideas,” Young said. “That is our last frontier, so to speak.”
Fairfield consists of about 9,000 acres and is Jefferson’s last big piece of undeveloped land. Young told WVUE that parish officials are is in the midst of “delineation,” a process of separating developable land from wetlands.
One half of the
One must stop on a visit to Sevierville is Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, where you will find more than just a restaurant. The Apple Barn complex includes a general store, two restaurants, a candy store, winery and ice cream parlor. You can spend hours wandering through the complex, which is nestled in the countryside along Little Pigeon River. It’s a tranquil location in the middle of a bustling area. It’s not just a place to eat. It’s a destination where you will spend hours exploring.
At Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, we had an amazing four-course meal. Our lunch started out with
The proposed contracts are with Matlock Electric Co. Inc. of Fort Smith for audio systems materials and services ($91,394) and Play By Design of Tulsa for shade structures ($184,500).
Matlock is already the project’s electrical contractor, according to Fort Smith Parks Director Mike Alsup. The audio system would be used for announcements and music.
“The use of shade throughout the park was expanded
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Water park seeking federal take permit