Street in Lipan dedicated to Sam Tipton

October 27, 2012


Kim Tipton (right), widow of Lipan City Marshal Sam Tipton, touches the street sign as Lipan Mayor Mike Stowe looks on Saturday during the dedication of Sam Tipton Street, a previously unnamed road between North Kickapoo Street and North Caddo Street. The Lipan City Council approved honoring Tipton by naming the street, which runs alongside the school property in Lipan. Tipton was a highly respected community figure in Lipan who served as city marshal starting in 1991 and had been a member of the Lipan Volunteer Fire Department since 1987.

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