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New City Councilman Chosen



Hopkinsville City Council has selected a longtime banker and Hopkinsville native to fill the vacant seat on the council. Former BB&T President Wendell Lynch was chosen by a unanimous vote with Councilwoman Marby Schlegel not in attendance Tuesday night. Council heard from two applicants for the vacant Ward 6 seat, Lynch and longtime area broadcaster Jimmy Burks.  Burks told the Council why he chose to apply but not run for the seat.

Lynch told the council members during his opportunity to speak that he believes community service is a responsibility we all have.  

Lynch says he is glad to be able to be a part of the council and looks forward to getting down to the business of the City.

Mayor Dan Kemp thanked Burks for the willingness to serve.

In other business Council welcomed a new police officer to the Hopkinsville Police Department.  Chief Guy Howie told the council members about the newest hire Ian Danver. 

Council approved a resolution that would allow the City to apply for a grant to help buy two city buses.  An ordinance to change the speed limit on Richard Street and 15th Street on either side of the speed tables recently installed.  

 


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Locations : HopkinsvilleNew City
People : ChosenDan KempDarrell LynchGuy HowieIan DanverMarby SchlegelOglesby
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