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LaGrange Bark for Your Park daily contest standings

LaGRANGE — LaGrange continues to fall further behind leading cities Jacksonville, Illinois, and Watkinsville, Georgia, and Moore, Oklahoma, is closing in.

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 3 p.m. Friday:

1. Jacksonville, Ill. — 10,646

2. Watkinsville, Ga. — 9,197

3. LaGrange, Ga. — 5,067

4. Moore, Okla. — 4,533

5. Fort Gratiot, Mich. — 3,911

6. Epworth, Iowa — 3,890

7. Merrimack, N.H. — 3,543

8. Vacaville, Calif. — 3,449

9. Barstow, Calif. — 3,271

10. Winslow, Ariz. — 3,132

11. Portland, Texas — 2,974

12. Willmar, Minn. — 2,264

13. Oswego, Ill. — 2,019

14. West Winfield, N.Y. — 1,792

15. Bryant, Ark. — 1,787