MNJ photo/Michael Vess - The Bradshaw Fire Department refurbished the old playground at the former Tipton Hill School.

Childs play: Bradshaw FD refurbishes playground

TIPTON HILL – The children of Tipton Hill have a playground again. The Bradshaw Fire Department finished repairs on the playground next to the former Tipton Hill School to make it functional for local kids.  “Well everyone needs something to do,”…

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LEDGER – Mitchell senior Noah Pitman may have suited up for the final time as a Mountaineer, but his days of playing football are far from over.