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County limiting access to one door

By Tracy R. Mesler

MONTAGUE – In what was described as a “housekeeping” meeting the Montague County Commissioners Court met in special session Tuesday afternoon to deal with a number of issues regarding the Novel Coronavirus and its impact on county operations.

The most immediate impact for the public will be restrictions on access to public office.

“We have to be open for critical business,” County Judge Rick Lewis commented. But at the same time, he noted, each officeholder is responsible for the security and safety of their individual offices, and that includes the health of both the public and staff.

The most dramatic impact came as the court voted to limit public access to the courthouse and to the courthouse annex to one door. That restriction went into effect Wednesday morning at 8.

Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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