Friday, July 23, 2004

Middletown fills council vacancy

The Cincinnati Enquirer

MIDDLETOWN - Former school board member Greg Tyus will fill the unexpired Second Ward City Council term of the late Robert "Sonny" Hill Jr.

Tyus, 48, pastor of United Missionary Baptist Church, will be sworn in at council's next meeting, 5 p.m. Aug. 3 in Gardner Park.

After interviewing eight candidates Tuesday, council unanimously selected Tyus to replace Hill, the former mayor who died in June. His term expires Jan. 1, 2006.

Tyus, who regularly attends council meetings, has volunteered at the Middletown Community Foundation, United Way and Middfest International.

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