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Boys realize dream of expanded Sparta Skate Park

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Area radio station to be on hand for dedication ceremony Saturday

By John Whitlock

After several fund-raising events and countless hours of planning and hard work, two Owen County students will see their dedication pay off this week.
Colton Matt and Logan Bailey have been working since September 2010 to see the Sparta Skate Park expanded and updated. The pair approached the Sparta City Council and secured a pledge to match $10,000 if the boys could raise $10,000 on their own.
Through festivals, direct donations and a ‘Penny War’ between Owen and Gallatin counties, the boys raised about $8,000 over time, $2,000 short of the goal.


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