LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Usually, the AngelinaCommissioner's Court meeting is not well attended. However, when a state dignitaryis honored, it draws a crowd.
Representatives fromvarious counties were on hand this morning at the Angelina County CommissionersCourt for a special ceremony for State Senator Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville.
Nichols was given thefriend on county government award for his efforts at the recent legislativesession.
"It's just a realhonor. You work so hard on so many different things, for so many differentpeople to go out of the way like the association of counties, and say that hey,we recognize the work you do and say thank you," Nichols said. "That's what itmeans to me."
County Judge WesSuiter said that Nichols has been one of the county's biggest allies at thestate capital.