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Tillman to serve as mayor in Elmer City


Elmer City Mayor Jesse Tillman

Elmer City council last week elected Jesse Tillman as the new mayor following the resignation of Gail Morin last month.

Tillman was the only councilmember to throw his hat into the ring for the mayoral position to replace Morin, which will be up for re-election for a two-year term in November 2019.

"He's a fourth-generation mayor," said Public Works Director Jimmer Tillman, Jesse's uncle. "His great-grandfather served as mayor, his grandfather, his father, and now him."

Tillman's great grandfather, Otis Tillman, served as mayor of Elmer City sometime around the late 1950s or early 1960s....

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