Tours, ribbon cutting set for Courthouse
On Saturday, Feb. 26 the public is invited to tour and attend an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening the new addition and renovations made to the Historic Lincoln County Courthouse. The public open house and tours are scheduled from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. with the ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. in the Rotunda.
Following a lengthy process of planning and approvals by the State Historical Society the renovations and new addition to the courthouse began in early 2010 and were completed in January 2011. The architect for the project was Ayers and Associates and the general contractor was Ellis Stone.
The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the courthouse rotunda with a welcome and introduction by the Building Committee Chairman E. Richard Simon. Several judicial dignitaries will take part in the ceremony including Chief Judge Greg Grau of the 9th Circuit Court and Susan Byrnes, Circuit Court Administrator. Invitations have been extended to Justices of the Supreme Court and other Court officials. Other participants will include Lincoln County Chairman Bob Lussow and Judge Jay Tlusty. Debbe Kinsey of the Merrill Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors will join the dignitaries and conclude the ceremony with the official ribbon cutting presentation.
The Lincoln County Courthouse is located at 1110 E. Main St. For more information contact the Merrill Chamber of Commerce at 715-536-9474.