Update: Epworth was successful in its quest to win $25,000 for a dog park in an online voting contest.
Original story: Dogs and their people from the Epworth area are keeping their paws and fingers crossed for an announcement being made at 2 p.m. today.
Supporters of a proposed dog park in Epworth voted in the "Bark in Your Park" contest being sponsored by Pet Safe. As one of the finalist cities, Epworth remains in the hunt for one of four $25,000 prizes being awarded, as well as the $100,000 grand prize.
Epworth residents Rick and Karen Horsfield spearheaded the effort, entering the contest and beginning a Facebook page.
Results are being announced at 2 p.m. and can be viewed live at http://www.petsafe.net/barkforyourpark/