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Interim mayor named for Markham


Ernest Blevins, courtesy of Al Heath on Facebook

Ernest Blevins, courtesy of Al Heath on Facebook


With the winner of Markham’s mayoral race barred by a court order from taking office, aldermen in that city on Wednesday night appointed a temporary mayor.

Ald. Ernest Blevins was approved as mayor pro tem, and the City Council’s senior alderman could hold that position until a court decision is rendered in a case involving Roger Agpawa, who was the top vote-getter in the April 4 election but blocked by a judge’s order from being sworn in…Please click here to read Mike Nolan’s story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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