Rodney Robertson wins Leachville Mayor's position

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Rodney Robertson sworn in as Leachville mayor as wife Marti looks on.
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Rodney Robertson was elected the new mayor of Leachville with 296 votes. Robertson has been serving on the city council since January.

The Leachville mayoral position became vacant when Mayor Ralph Wells died in May.

Alderwoman Lisa Baldridge was selected by the council to serve as interim mayor until the election.

Also seeking the position was Michael Webster who received 178 votes; Cody Hogen with 6 votes; and Bob Shipley with 6 votes for a total of 496 votes cast.

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