Much to the chagrin of city officials and many daily users, we recently learned that East Frankfort Park has been closed. The park is the latest casualty of the recent mayoral debate.
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State-Journal Published 10/19/12
Thompson jumped right back.
“When I was growing up there was a great little park that I learned to play baseball at, and it was called East Frankfort Park,” he said. He noted that the park is now closed and that the East Frankfort Pool is to be filled in.
Of course this is not entirely the case and East Frankfort Park is in fact a thriving destination. East Frankfort Park is home to the city’s only dog park, two youth baseball fields, tennis courts, sand volleyball, disc golf course, picnic pavilions and walking trails. Maybe Mr. Thompson is not as “in-tune” with the community as he thought.