Stephenville Celebrates History Thursday

The Empire-Tribune reports Stephenville celebrated Thursday when the National Register of Historic Places hosted a designation ribbon cutting ceremony between the Erath County Arches, and held a reception at the Paradigm building. Guest speakers included Stephenville Mayor Doug Svien, and his predecessor, former Mayor Kenny Weldon. Stephenville Tourism and Visitors Bureau manager Julie Crouch Smith said [quote]
“This is a prestigious recognition that will help promote tourism and economic development for the city,” [end quote] The National Register of Historic Places coordinates efforts to protect historic and archeological resources. Go to to learn more.