Lamar County Courthouse Stock

The Lamar County Courthouse

By a 3-2 margin, Lamar County Commissioners Court voted to spend $4 million of the remaining $4.7 million in American Rescue Act funding for a training/office building and storage facilities to be built on newly acquired property on North Main Street.

Commissioner Lonnie Layton joined County Judge Brandon Bell in opposition to a motion by Alan Skidmore seconded by Kevin Anderson and joined by Ronnie Bass.

Mary Madewell is a staff writer for The Paris News. She can be reached at 903-785-6976 or at mary.madewell@theparisnews.com.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.