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Barton’s Decks Dedicated at Shell Field


On Deck. Left to Right: Baseball Coach Frank Lee, Walnut Ridge Barton's Manager Ronnie Pierce, WBC President Dr. Jerol Swaim and Athletic Director Jeff Rider.
Williams Baptist College recognized Barton’s Lumber Company Saturday for two big additions to Shell Baseball Field. WBC formally opened Barton’s Family Deck and Barton’s Eagles Nest before a baseball game Saturday morning.

Material for the two decks was donated by the Barton’s Lumber Company stores in Walnut Ridge and Pocahontas. Ronnie Pierce, manager of the Walnut Ridge Barton’s, attended the ceremony and was recognized by WBC President Dr. Jerol Swaim. Baseball Coach Frank Lee and Athletic Director Jeff Rider were also on hand.

Barton’s Family Deck, which is located along the infield on the third base side, is 48' X 16'. Barton’s Eagles Nest is situated near left field and is 24' X 8'.

The dedication took place just before the baseball Eagles hosted fall baseball games against Crowley’s Ridge College.

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