LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Friday the Lufkin City Council honored Jack Gorden Jr by officially naming the Amphitheater and plaza outside of the civic center after him.
Mayor Bob Brown made the official announcement and says it was a unanimous decision by the council.
"It was a group effort to get this thing done like this," Jack Gorden Jr, honoree said. "I'm really honored they singled me out to honor me in this fashion."
Council members said the former mayor of six years deserved this after being involved in local, regional, and state committees.