Merryman honored for decades as volunteer

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County Judge Daniel Burkeen presents a plaque of appreciation to Dolly Merryman, who retired from the Limestone County Historical Commission earlier this year, for her 27 years of work on the commission. With Merryman are other members of the commission. Shown here, at rear from left, are William Reagon, Logan Wilson and Bert Harrison. In front, from left, are Linda Jordan, Burkeen, Merryman, Sarah McReynolds and Bruce Jordan. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

By Roxanne McKnight
Staff Writer

The Limestone County commissioners court, at their Oct. 14 meeting, gave a plaque of appreciation to Dolly Merryman, who retired from the Limestone County Historical Commission in February.

County Judge Daniel Burkeen presented the plaque and thanked her for her nearly three decades of work.

“We’re very proud of the work that our historical commission has done for years,” Burkeen said.

“We’ve got a very varied history in Limestone County, from the oil boom to Old Fort Parker, to the history of the settlement of this area. We have a very diverse history. We appreciate the incredible amount of work (the commission) has done over the years.

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