Civic leader and businessman Gary Pirtle
is the Texas Best Crime Stopper Board Member of the Year.He
received the recognition at a recent 17th Annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference in Houston.
...Crime Stoppers Chairman Sonya Lawrence presented Pirtle a plaque at the local Crime Stopper rodeo recently.
"I never dreamed of me getting something like that," Pirtle
said."I usually go to the state convention every year, but I didn't go this year."Pirtle says he serves on the board because "I want Paris and Lamar County to be a safe place to live and to raise our families."
...In addition to Crime Stoppers, Pirtle is active in Kiwanis Club and serves as chairman of deacons at First Baptist Church.
Co-owner of City Electric
is married to Mitzie Pirtle, a food service administrator with Paris Independent School District
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