Past Medicine Park mayor serves as interim mayor

Past Medicine Park mayor serves as interim mayor

MEDICINE PARK, Okla._Medicine Park has a new interim mayor, and he's familiar with the position.

In a meeting Thursday night, the Medicine Park Board of Trustees voted 3-2 to appoint Odus Hennessee as the town's interim mayor. Hennessee served as mayor of Medicine Park from 1999 until 2003, and as vice-mayor from 2003 until 2006. Hennessee is filling in temporarily for Mayor Charles Callich, who recently took time off for personal reasons.

We originally reported Callich resigned, but Hennessee says Callich does plan to return.

He says he hopes to find a way to bring the community together on several issues before Mayor Callich comes back.