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Community Forum heralds progress in Ardmore

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The 2019 Community Forum reviewed progress in Ardmore. (KTEN) The 2019 Community Forum reviewed progress in Ardmore. (KTEN)

ARDMORE, Okla. -- The City of Ardmore is changing.

Reverse angle parking downtown has increased safety for pedestrians.

New businesses have moved to the city, like Academy Sports and Panda Express.

The Oklahoma National Guard is coming back with the completion of the Ardmore Readiness Center.

All of these successes were on display at the 2019 Community Forum on Wednesday. It offers updates on completed projects and what the future holds.

"It typically ranks second or third in attendance," said Ardmore Chamber of Commerce president Mita Bates. "We have over 200 people that are going to join us today."

Mayor John Moore says his focus is on the citizens of his city.

"A lot of street improvement projects. Helping the area, curbs, gutters," he said. "We're looking forward to some new businesses coming here this year."

The goal for the future is to show guests how great Ardmore is.

"We just invite visitors to come in and see what Ardmore is all about," the mayor said.

The city hopes to continue its progress in the second half of this year.

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