New Carlisle residents have a new city council member.
Amy Hopkins, who was defeated in a May special election, was appointed to the council by existing members Wednesday. She is taking the position of former Mayor Ethan Reynolds who resigned from his position last month.
“I had so many people calling me and emailing me and texting me on Facebook and asking me to run again and to apply,” Hopkins said. “I was really shocked. When I would go places, even at the council meetings, people there would tell me that I need to apply and I would be good for the city.”
Hopkins’ term will expire at the end of the year and she said she plans to run for election in November.
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