Walter F. Warnock, Sr., was worshipful master of the lodge at the time the temple was built. He also served as Clerk of Circuit Court and editor/proprietor of the Chronicle. At one time, there was a movie theatre and City Hall on the 2nd floor as well as professional offices. Dr. TS Henley & Dr. Harrel Martin, Dentists, Dr. Claude Carter, Dr. Cranford & Dr. Gail Osterhout, Attorneys Mannie Scofield, George Scofield, Charles Fitzpatrick, and Donald Bradshaw. For many years, Hall’s Drugstore occupied the 1st floor. In 1963, lightning struck the building causing fire damage.
After restoration, it was decided a new building should be built, and in 1965, the Masons & Eastern Star moved to their new location at Zephyr Street & Hendrix Avenue, selling the 1910 Masonic Temple to private enterprise. The County Commissioners utilized the 3rd floor early in 1990 for several years.
With the reconfiguring of Highways 41 and 44, the Masonic Building switched from the south address of 95 S. Pine to becoming part of the new
Main Street. This building was dedicated with a historic plaque on October 20, 2000.