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Landmark Coming Down

Landmark Coming Down

  The Gay Way, the Saloon, Opal’s…the establishment on the northern outskirts of Lamar had a number of titles and owners over the years, but still a honky-tonk by any other name. And you know what they used to say, “What happens at Opal’s gets talked about all around the town the next day!” Opal’s […]

New Members Join the City Council Line-up, New Concrete Work Planned for South Main Street

New Members Join the City Council Line-up, New Concrete Work Planned for South Main Street

  The Lamar Redevelopment Authority ratified a December 6th phone poll approving the submission of a letter of support to the City of Lamar. The letter will be included in a Brownsfield Grant application to help defray costs with the abatement, demolition and removal of the former Troy Manor Motel which is located just south […]

Council Discusses EPA-Brownfield Grant Application

Council Discusses EPA-Brownfield Grant Application

Angie Cue, Community Development Director, briefed the Lamar City Council on a grant application for funding from the Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Program, created by the EPA. Communities are eligible for grants to remedy the effects of sites which have a negative impact on their surroundings, usually through proximity, infrastructure connections and ways that limit the […]