Lamar hires full-time administrative manager
The town of Lamar has hired Tim Dargan as its full-time administrative manager, Lamar Mayor Darnell Byrd McPherson announced last week. “Tim has been working with the town for many months as a contract worker,” the mayor said in a statement. “He has demonstrated a strong work ethic and the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities. “He has identified procedures and strategies to improve overall operations to include recordkeeping, reporting and communication. I am sure each of you has observed or been a part of some situation wherein his professionalism and ability to analyze and problem-solve were quite evident.” Dargan has experience in management in private industry, which “makes him well qualified for this new position,” the mayor said. He is a deacon at Bethany Baptist Church and coordinator of Lamar’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.