Ball field expansion a worthwhile conversation

Newton outfielder Celina Perez watches the ball fly in a game against Salina Central last year. Mike Mendez/Newton Now
If we can just be smart about it, why shouldn’t the community look at an opportunity to add an amenity for its residents and bring in dollars more concrete than simple economic projections? We’re talking about adding additional ball fields in Newton. We’ve been critical in the past about governing bodies building willy-nilly projects without good plans of returning taxpayer investment. Just last week we


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