It’s been dubbed the crown jewel of the City of Waldron. And, indeed, it is. Forester-Davis Memorial Park is situated in the heart of the city, just off West 6th Street.
City officials and community members came together on Saturday, May 1 at 3 p.m. to dedicate the park.
The Master of Ceremonies, former Mayor Neil Cherry. Cherry extended his gratitude towards those who worked effortlessly to plan, construct and finalize the development of the park.
“To the employees, Brandon Nelson and all of his crew…they have done a wonderful job. From the construction to the upkeep, we thank you.”
Cherry went on to recognize those who were integral throughout the park’s development. Councilman David Tull and former City Clerk/Treasurer Sherry Johnston were among those recognized.
“This park is an example of what can be done when we all pitch in,” shared Johnston.
Johnston went on to add special thanks to Cody Martin, Tyson, Weigh Tech, McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc., and Silco Construction for their work and contributions.
“I am so proud of this park,” shared Council member June Haas. “I see kids out here all the time. And you know what they say, the laughter of a child is the best thing you can have.”