Posts Tagged ‘sportsplex’

Storm-torn town to get new sports complex

SMITHVILLE — The Town of Smithville is planning to renovate the local sportsplex as the area continues to recover from an April 27 tornado. Smithville Mayor Gregg Kennedy tells WTVA-TV the town plans to offer baseball, softball and T-ball to kids once work is completed on two fields at the Johnny Noe Sports Plex. Kennedy […] [...]

Sportsplex backers await vote on hotel tax

by Associated Press Published: September 20,2011

Tags: construction, economic development, municipal government, sports, sportsplex, taxes, tourism, visitors

GREENVILLE — Supporters say the Delta Sportsplex will have a place everyone can play sports and help economic development. The Delta Democrat Times reports Britt Virden, vice president of the Sportsplex Foundation, says the plan is for 15 baseball fields, 26 soccer fields and three concession stands. It will cost about $20 million. Virden says […] [...]

Voters to decide hotel tax to fund sportsplex

by Clay Chandler Published: May 1,2011

Tags: Britt Virden, Delta Sportsplex Foundation, Sports Business, sportsplex, Washington County

GREENVILLE — Washington County voters will be asked Nov. 2 to approve a 2 percent tax on hotels and motels to support construction of a multipurpose sports complex. The sportsplex would be located on 95 acres next to the Washington County Convention Center. Lawmakers approved the tax this year. County supervisors last week approved levying […] [...]

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