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Plans in the works for youth development program at Shawnee complex


When Leah Barker first contacted a Kanawha County commissioner with a comment about the Shawnee Park multi-sport complex, she didn’t realize she would end up volunteering to lead a youth program there.

Barker, a Dunbar resident and mother of two boys, sent a message to Ben Salango asking what a sports complex that will host travel tournaments and local teams could offer to the kids of Dunbar and Institute who don’t play sports.

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