In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
Cooper Stadium Moves Into Private Ownership
It took four years, but Franklin County Commissioners have signed off on a plan to sell Cooper Stadium.
The four-year long process was finalized yesterday. Arshot Investment Corporation plans to spend between $30 and $40 million to turn the Mound Street property into a racetrack and automotive center.
The $3.4 million sale had been help up over noise studies and other wrangling over having a racetrack near the densely-packed Franklinton neighborhood.
Some residents remain staunchly opposed to the track.