Electra getting New Playground

Crews began work on a new playground in Electra Saturday. The move is part of a larger push from city officials to turn Electra into a bedroom community.

City Council approved $30,000 in improvements for town parks. Officials hope to make Electra a more attractive place for folks to raise a family.

The city is already tearing down old structures to clean up its look. Future plans include renovating the municipal pool and adding a splash park plus building a BMX bike park, walking trails and a skate park.

The new playground will be open for kids by Tuesday.