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EDITORIAL: REKINDLE BALLFIELD DISCUSSION

Our opinion: Another summer baseball and softball season has come and gone and Freeman is still without a youth ballfield complex that matches the strong Summer Rec Program and participation this community has seen in recent memory. But it’s not too late.

  • The youth ballfield complex in Salem
    The youth ballfield complex in Salem
One year ago, discussions were taking place in some circles in and around Freeman about the idea of improving the youth baseball and softball experience for what has been a robust Summer Recreation Program. Specifically, a group of parents were interested in seeing two new ballfields constructed that could be used instead of, or in addition to, the one diamond north of Merchants State Bank Field across from the Swimming Pool Park. Several of those parents even approached the Freeman City…

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