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Massie Field Light Posts fate in question


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer School Board is trying to determine what to do with the light posts on Massie Field. The posts are starting to show signs of their age and are in need of a fresh coat of paint.

The booster club has been trying to raise $32,100 to have all the posts painted and sealed for nearly two years, but is still $15,000 shy of that goal and time is running out on the bid. According to the board, the poles are higher than most, in order to avoid being struck by fly-balls.

Board members expressed concern over how often the light poles are u...