Posted on September 28, 2017
Photos by Janice McIntyre
Opening MAD: Madison Murphy and Claiborne Deming, center holding scissors, (top photo) prepare to cut the ribbon to officially mark the opening of the Murphy Arts District. A large crowd attended the ribbon cutting Wednesday, including several members of the El Dorado Festivals and Events board of directors and MAD officials, front row, from left, Pam Griffin, Brett Williamson, Steve Cameron, John Milam, Murphy, Deming, Terry Stewart and Austin Barrow. Murphy, right (center photo) talks about the MAD grand opening with Chuck Hays, from left, Williamson, Barrow and Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin. Griffin, bottom photo, talked to the crowd with Deming, from left, Hays, Williamson and Murphy.