• 50°

LaGrange Bark for Your Park daily contest standings

LaGRANGE — LaGrange remains in third place as votes continue for the Bark for your Park contest, but the gap widens from leading cities Jacksonville, Illinois, and Watkinsville, Georgia.

The city is competing for a $100,000 private grant from pet product manufacturer PetSafe, which is earmarked specifically to fund a dog park in the winning community. LaGrange leaders plan to expand Granger Park to add the dog park if the city wins.

Visit http://www.petsafe.net/ barkforyourpark/city/ 2767/lagrange-ga/ to vote. Find LaGrange’s campaign on Facebook by searching “Bark for Your Park – LaGrange, GA” or using #barklagrangega. Votes may be cast twice per day, per voter. Voting ends July 22.

Vote count as of 9:30 a.m. today:

1. Jacksonville, Ill. — 10,290

2. Watkinsville, Ga. — 8,836

3. LaGrange, Ga. — 4,939

4. Moore, Okla. — 4,332

5. Epworth, Iowa — 3,733

6. Fort Gratiot, Mich. — 3,696

7. Merrimack, N.H. — 3,465

8. Vacaville, Calif. — 3,240

9. Barstow, Calif. — 3,121

10. Winslow, Ariz. — 2,971

11. Portland, Texas — 2,872

12. Willmar, Minn. — 2,179

13. Oswego, Ill. — 1,907

14. West Winfield, N.Y. — 1,721

15. Bryant, Ark. — 1,681