Commissioners thank Fisher family for years of service

Summary of July 11 Limestone County commissioners court meeting

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer
Limestone County commissioners court has recognized the Tom and Rosie Fisher family for their service to the county over the years.
Commissioners addressed the Fishers at the court’s July 11 meeting and also approved pursuing a tourism website for the county, letting the burn ban stay off for now, and makimg many decisions concerning law enforcement and roads.
Regarding the Fishers, Tom Fisher is retiring as longtime superintendent of Fort Parker State Park. Rosie Fisher has been involved in 4-H leadership and training for many years, and also worked during elections.
In other business, the commissioners heard a proposal to hire a company called Eighteen 36 Designs to create and maintain a tourism website for Limestone County. They agreed to the proposal, as long as at least 50 percent of the cost was shared by other county entities, such as the cities of Mexia and Groesbeck, their Economic Development corporations and possibly their Hotel-Motel Tax funds.

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