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Longview parks board to consider disc golf course, KLB project

Longview parks board to consider disc golf course, KLB project
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POSTED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 8:25pm

UPDATED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 8:29pm

Longview’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on Monday will consider the final plans for a new disc golf course and a request to beautify property near the intersection of Texas 31 and Spur 63.

City officials hope both projects will draw visitors to Longview by providing a venue for well-attended disc golf tournaments and by expanding an outdoor entertainment district along with the Longview Arboretum and mountain bike trail.

At the noon meeting, board members may green-light a proposed 18-hole, advanced disc golf course at Hinsley Park that would run through the wooded area just north of Hawkins Parkway.

Hayden Henry, a News-Journal sports writer who has led the effort for the disc golf course, said he hopes it will draw regular visits and tournaments.

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