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Tennis court work requires patience

At Doerr-Vernon Park

Jim Misunas Great Bend Tribune Chelsea Cunningham of High Plains Farm Credit clears out debris in cracks Friday at the Doerr-Park tennis courts.

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LARNED — The tennis courts repair work at Doerr-Vernon Park is simply hard work.
The volunteers chisel out sections of old concrete in tight cracks with hammer drills and chisels. Cleaning up the dusty debris requires patience and a heavy-duty pair of gloves. 
The holes will be repaired with a Portland Cement patching grout that will provide an even playing surface. The tennis court repair is a side project associated with the Splash Pad renovation project at Doerr-Vernon Park.
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