Jefferson County Parks and Recreation welcomed Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to a groundbreaking ceremony for James Hite Park, their newest park facility. The 119-acre park, located off of Hite Road, will offer soccer fields, a football field, baseball and softball fields, a dog park, playground, walking trails and more. On hand for the official ceremony were members of the local Legislative delegation, park staffers and Parks and Recreation board members as well as members of the public.
Shown from left are Sen. Herb Snyder, Del. Stephen Skinner, County Commissioner Lyn Widmyer, Del. Tiffany Lawrence, Pat Schneble, board member, County Commissioner Dale Manuel, Adam Shively, board member, Dan McVicar, board member, Parks Director Jennifer Myers, Gov. Tomblin, Ann Mountz, Paul Marshall, Jimmy Pierson, Heather McIntyre, all board members, and County Commissioner Jane Tabb.