OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — North City Park in Opelousas may become home to a large pavilion for family gatherings, children's programs and more.

The Daily World reports (http://bit.ly/1maVnBq) the city has set aside $120,000 for the project and the Board of Aldermen voted recently to seek bids for construction.

Mayor Donald Cravins says the 90-by-120-foot pavilion is part of the city's master plan for parks and could over time be expanded into a larger facility.

Parks master plan committee chairwoman Yvonne Normand says a one-mile trail also may be built at South City Park for walking or jogging.

Normand says she plans to apply for grant funding to help pay for that project.


Information from: The Daily World, http://www.dailyworld.com


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