New playground ribbon cutting held at Halferty Park

Pictured is the ribbon cutting that was held for the new playground at Halferty Park during the ceremony held at the park this past Thursday night. Pictured from left to right in front are: Charlotte Barnes, Vera Peterson and Altha Offenburger of ARC of Lucas County, Chariton City Manager and Rotary Club member Laura Liegois (cutting ribbon), Becki Cobb of the Chariton Aktion Club, Bruce Taylor, Leland Shelton, Jerry Revalee, Rae Luehring and Tim McGee, all of the Kiwanis Club of Chariton. Pictured in back from left: Rod Bortz and Don Garrett of the Kiwanis Club of Chariton, Chariton City Council member Steve Fenton, Karen Wilker of the Rotary Club of Chariton, Fred Wilker and Tom McGee of the Kiwanis Club of Chariton. (Bill Howes photo)