New Pedestrian Trail Coming For Greensburg

June 25, 2014
By

Bryan Robbins speaks during ground-breaking ceremonies on Monday. (Image: Dave Fry)

Bryan Robbins speaks during ground-breaking ceremonies on Monday. (Image: Dave Fry)

Ground is breaking on a new trail for Greensburg residents.

The 1.7 mile trail will connect Rebekah Park to the Decatur County Schools Administrative Building, going through the industrial park that features companies such as GECOM and Valeo.

The majority of the funding for the project is through a grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation. The city is paying for approximately ten percent of the work.

Dave Fry, vice president of operations for Decatur County Memorial Hospital said in a Facebook post, “It was great to see the progress this morning that was literally years in the making. It’s a dream that started with mention in plan after plan, which included Envision Decatur County in 2004. Thanks to Bryan Robbins for his persistence in making the grant a reality!”

Fry added that the pedestrian trail will help promote health and wellness in the community.

Construction is expected to be complete in September.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Nov
18
Tue
9:00 am Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm
JENNINGS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Achieving Net-Zero energy goal Jennings County Public Library is located on North State Road 3 in North Vernon, IN.  The library is open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.  Closed Sunday. To follow the library’s progress and monitoring of the solar panels, visit our website:  www.jenningslib.org The Jennings County Public Library is proud to announce it will soon become the largest net-zero energy use public library in Indiana. It is anticipated that the facility will produce energy greater than or equal than that it consumes. The library’s 33,000 square foot facility has made energy improvements in lighting, HVAC, Insulation and rooftop Solar and Solar Tracking Solutions that are helping contribute to the net-zero energy goals. “This project combines an effort to both innovate and think critically about the impact that science can have on the world.  Our net-zero goal is a way to reduce our global footprint and improve our community,” said Steve Massey, President of the Jennings County Public Library Board.  “Net-zero is a process – and an opportunity for the public to learn with us.” Solar Power[...]
Dec
3
Wed
6:00 pm 4-H Online Enrollment Deadline @ Online
4-H Online Enrollment Deadline @ Online
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 15 @ 12:00 am
The 4-H enrollment deadline is 3 months early this year and enrollment is expected to be completed online which means big change for our members!! The 4-H Enrollment deadline is January 15, 2015.
Dec
21
Sun
10:00 am Classic Violinist and Singer Per... @ Adams Lutheran Church
Classic Violinist and Singer Per... @ Adams Lutheran Church
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jean Watson, a classically trained singer and violinist, will be performing and bringing her message to Adams Lutheran Church on December 21st at their 10:00 am worship service.

View Calendar