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Bessemer hopes to update Bluff Valley Park


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BESSEMER - Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park may soon have a facelift. City Manager Charly Loper announced during the monthly Recreation Committee meeting that she applied for a $100,000 grant from Kubota Tractor Corporation, of Grapevine, Texas, to update the park.

According to Loper the company is offering five $100,000 grants and one of the recipients will be given an additional $100,000. She said the company is also offering some "smaller" things as well such as loaning out equipment.

If the city is awarded the grant, Loper said they will be replacing...