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James O'Rourke, the Director of the Rourke Art Museum and Gallery has died

Family and friends are mourning the death of a pillar in our community.

This is video from 1996 when he signed the lease to the old post office, what's now known as the Rourke Museum.

O'Rourke was a key player in developing the local arts scene and served as the president for the Plains Art Museum in its early days. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

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