Luker ready for new challenges as Lakeland planning director

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: September 07, 2022 3:59 PM CT | Published: September 07, 2022 3:53 PM CT
<strong>Paul Luker officially takes over Sept. 19 as Lakeland's new planning director. &ldquo;Lakeland is a very intriguing community to me,&rdquo; Luker said. &ldquo;I think it&rsquo;s one of the most beautiful suburban areas in the Mid-South.</strong> (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

Paul Luker officially takes over Sept. 19 as Lakeland's new planning director. “Lakeland is a very intriguing community to me,” Luker said. “I think it’s one of the most beautiful suburban areas in the Mid-South. (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

Among projects he worked on over 23 years as West Memphis’ planning director were Big River Park and the $34 million Big River Crossing.

Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.


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