Work begins on trail project

Work began last week on the first section of the Boone County Trails Project through the fairgrounds. Members of the Trails Committee met for an informal ground breaking last Thursday, June 7. Committee members include (l.-r.) Hilary Maricle, Andy Devine, Ben Edwards, Rex Mahoney, Chuck Rolf and Tina Stokes. Not pictured are members Jay Wolf and Michelle Olson. Weather permitting, the first concrete pour for this section south of the race track was set for Tuesday, June 12, according to Ben Simons of B & S Concrete.