OUTDOORS: Area parks receive money for improvements

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved more than $10 million in grants for 39 community parks across the state.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is the pass-through agency.
Argyle was approved $500,000 to develop a community park with renovated baseball and softball fields. There also will be a hike and bike trail, playground, pavilion, soccer field, multi-purpose court and sand volleyball court.
Bridgeport was awarded a grant for $20,000 to develop Harwood Park by renovating the community swimming pool. Breckenridge was given $75,000 for playground equipment and a skate park.
Holliday was given a non-urban outdoor grant totaling $399,590 to develop the city park. Proposed developments include a pavilion, tennis courts, covered picnic tables with grills and seating, a playground, basketball court, fitness station, nine-hole disc golf course, soccer field and bike racks.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. (Logo provided by the TPWD, used with permission)