Corn Patch Provides Multi-Use Open Space For Recreation

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A bit of vision, some grants, and a lot of community spirit add up to a place of pride for a small town

  • Corn Patch Provides Multi-Use Open Space For Recreation
    Corn Patch Provides Multi-Use Open Space For Recreation
  • Top: Corn Patch Park before the construction; Below: the completed Corn Patch Park. Photos courtesy of Barbara Nurnberg.
    Top: Corn Patch Park before the construction; Below: the completed Corn Patch Park. Photos courtesy of Barbara Nurnberg.
When Washita Heights High School closed in 2010 and the building was sold, a big hole was left not only in the social and activities life of Corn, but also in the physical appearance of the town itself. The school’s once-vibrant baseball field was left to disrepair. Town mayor Barbara Nurnberg had other ideas, though. She wanted to create something attractive in the heart of the town, but…

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