Lorraine M. Dailey was hired in 2012 to assist Karnes County in the restoration of their 1894 Courthouse. The west side exterior restoration (Phase 1) and Foundation Stabilization (Phase 1A) have been completed and Karnes County is now ready to move to Phase 1B – Roof Restoration.Recently, the Texas Historical Commission awarded a $450,000 Emergency Grant to Karnes County for the Roof Restoration (Phase 1B) project. The citizens of Karnes County are excited and the Karnes County Commissioners Court has authorized the architect to issue construction documents for bidding.  See latest blog on the Courthouse Substantial Completion Click on the following link to the Texas Government Insider to read more about this exciting project.