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Earle to receive $152K grant for park revitalization


City also set to receive 300k from ARDOT for street improvements


In a recent announcement, Mayor Jaylon Smith confirmed that the City of Earle has been selected to receive a $152,000 grant from the Lowe’s Hometown program. This grant will be used to revitalize the Earle City Park located at 800 Second Street in Earle, Arkansas.

The project, known as Project ImPACT, aims to improve the park’s amenities and make it more accessible to the local community. Some of the planned enhancements include ADA-compliant play spaces, outdoor seating, renovated basketball courts, landscaping, resurfaced pathways, and improved park signage.

Lowe’s, a nationwide organization, is currently in the third year of a five-year $100 million commitment to support smaller community projects. The company plans to complete 100 signature projects across 44 states this year, with the Earle City

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Park revitalization being one of them.

In addition to the Lowe’s grant, Mayor Jaylen Smith also announced that the City of Earle will be receiving $300,000 for street improvements from the Arkansas Department of Transportation State (ARDOT) Aid Program. This project is expected to begin in 2025 and will further enhance the city’s infrastructure.

The park in Earle will see better days ahead as Mayor announces news of $150k grant from Lowe’s.

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