Through the generosity of community-based volunteerism and three small grants, a cross country/walking trail will become a reality near Scott High School.
The entrance to the trail will begin at the SHS football stadium, follow a loop around the hill and return at the stadium. The trail, which will extend into a 5 kilometer/3.1 mile loop, will primarily be used as a cross country trail for the SHS cross country team, but will also be available for community use.
The West Virginia Development Hub had organized a community meeting over a year ago and invited community leaders to attend to discuss the possibilities for what could be developed in the Madison area. Joe Linville attended that meeting and is serving as the primary coordinator for the team that is launching the trail.
“There were 60 or so people at that meeting,” Linville said. “I was primarily interested in developing tourism opportunities.” He eventually became the chair of the Madison Development Hub Tourism Committee…