Orbison Park to Undergo Renovations

Vernon was granted a Small Community Recreation Grant of $30,000 from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to renovate 55.7-acre Orbison Park located in the southern area of the city.

The proposal includes renovating the existing playground with an interpretive native garden, trails and a 9-hole disc golf course.

The grant is a Texas Parks and Wildlife Community Recreation Grant available to cities with a population of under 20,000.

Monica Wilkinson, Vernon's Community Development Director she expects the work to begin this spring/summer.