Very few news items have sparked as much conversation in the community as the Barbourville Water Park. Though its closed. The new park in its place will have have a water feature. 

"The first phase (of the new park project) is 100% for the children and those who enjoyed the water park," said Mayor David Thompson. "A spray park, a large splash pad, will be ready by next summer."

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Editor, The Mountain Advocate