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Councilman appointed Minden mayor

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MINDEN, La. (AP) - Councilman Joe Cornelius has been appointed mayor by the Minden City Council at a special meeting. Cornelius will serve until an election is held in the fall.

Wednesday night's special meeting comes two weeks after Mayor Bill Robertson died leaving the vacant seat. Cornelius was appointed as mayor by a 3-2 vote.

With the appointment of Cornelius, District A council seat is now unfilled. A special meeting will be called to appoint someone to that seat.

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