Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Batting cages open at Memorial Park

 

September 2, 2021

Over the weekend, the two new batting cages at Memorial Park were officially opened up for public use. Pictured above, after taking batting practice, are, from left, Brett and Makaela Dodson, Jonah and Kinlee Keltner, Stephen and Clara Tanner, and Jeremy and Kabry Adkins.

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently announced the completion of two large 70-foot-long by 30-foot-wide concrete batting cages at Memorial Park.

According to Mayor Keltner, "This large project, which cost around $25,000 and added a lot of valuable infrastructure to our park, was accomplished through a successful public-private partnership that featured several key contributors."

The batting cages were inspired by a local resident and businessman who also generously funded the entire project, but has wished to remain anonymous. Jason Graves and his awesome crew of linemen at MLEC genero...



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