Blunt appoints Bollinger County commissioner

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Gov. Matt Blunt has appointed a replacement for a Bollinger County commissioner who died last November.

The former commissioner, Wayne Whitener, died at his home Nov. 19.

Republican Kelly D. Francis will now finish out Whitener's term. Francis, 70, of Marble Hill, Mo., is retired, but worked for 33 years as the general manager of Bollinger County Co-op. He attended Southeast Missouri State University.

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