Mayor ousted

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Kenny Devore named interim

By Linda Ireland

Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse was removed from office Thursday night by a unanimous vote of City Council.

The 10-hour session, moderated by Douglas George, included testimony from Police Chief Steve Johnson, accountant Dana Burba, City Attorney Mary Gaines Locke, water plant supervisor Gerald Gaulke, former City Clerk Rebecca Reynolds and Detective Clinton Turner.

Councilman Kenny Devore was voted in as interim mayor and was sworn in after the meeting.