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B MORNINGAVALANCHE : • ' :•'}'.-'& iiffiii Morning, CITEf) Administrator Plainview , T was'" HP r '* , , o siilf Pi, I'i-lp, who !L Jli 'v nvoK ^ l\ -r >? n 7 r I , " „ h " ' ' ' '^ lo rtl! T Uss ,Tl n " " , H mcc """a a i /u F ^Tv"? * °° °" U ' t>f!nes(1 '->'. "n : j i ; ,. . ntam an ~"' lff '""••(Xtal lo rvery cloolor. ! 1" ^ " ! ! inv | cw at '^ presently! ' T a " d "' lhe fuluro with ^''1 '"" p '«"' tahl * 'roatmcm." j s tn '' av f h™ ad- ™nstnj.-.)on "SIOKWALK SUIT. NO. l LEAVES"—Dr. Bill Orr who is considered the "daddy" of Lmlefield's $450,000 downtowi development project completed in 1965, has moved from the Lamb County seat town. H 0 will praciire dentistry in Houston, Houston, TIIP genial Dr. Orr was dubbed "Sidewalk Superintendent Superintendent No. 1" during construction period foj- the 'JO-block downtown revitalU.iti'in at Littlefield. (Staff Photo). SinKWAI K SUPEKIiVTEiVDEXT NO.*1 'Dr. Bill' Leaves Littletield jpiuil and Mediral Cenlcr Hos- : pital. Th" hospital L- to be com- 22 months. ISl'-x-lal In Th» r Joon«»l» IJTTLKKIELD — Tlicy are ROins to miss Uttlefield; and you can bet on it — Lit- t!efir>!d is poing to miss them. Dr, and Mrs. Bill Orr, residents here since 1332, Im-e moved to Houston. Dr. Orr is considered th° "riwdds " of l.ittlrfield's Si'/O.OOO downtown m^nt rnmpSrtefj in 1%5. Th" trrninl don:i?l hroucht thr idra b:irk h^ro aftrr a v'isii to Grand .hmrlinn, Oilo., silo o{ one of the na- 1i r in'^ rnini,indin<: bnsinrss district rfevelopmrnis. "["»!-. Hill" over ihr t-of- riiir<; sold the idea of a I.itlirfield. He became cochairman of the original committee that pushed the idea to completion. completion. Now. the nation has beat a bath to this sparkling, revitalized and beautiful town. A 20-block dowmou-n area in the heart of the business district here has the appearance of a tree and flower-dotted mail The ptreei= arc wide. Sidewalks ;M-P widr, now and colorful. There are planter boxes, iron?, ranopiori i-ppt stations and patio-type pcdestrain crosswalks. "The Litliefirld Story" of (he property owner?" "do-it- yourself" project, without a •'fiit of fr-doral assistance. gained nationwide publicity. It is recorded in The Congressional Record, after gaining official recognition in Washington. Twice LittiefioH has ranked ranked high as an All-American City nominee. Throughout t h e construction construction period, Dr. Orr donned "hard hat" and was dubhed ''Sidewalk Superintendent Number 1." v * •» Dr. Orr will practice dentistry dentistry in Houston with the House Dental Public Health and Research D^pt. The Orr's have a son, Dr. William Reed Orr, who resides in Houston with his .See rm. BJTX Pag« 4 j

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 29 Dec 1967, Fri,
  3. Page 41

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