City Honors Mayor at Farewell Reception

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By Tammy Moore Teague

Residents of the city turned out to Mansfield Mayor Mike Gipson’s farewell reception on Friday, December 27. Most came and offered thanks to Gipson for the work he’s done for the city.

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Mansfield city offices secretary, Stephanie Morgan and Recorder/Treasurer Becky Walker presented Gipson with a plaque of appreciation. “He came in during a tough time and took the job anyway,” said Walker. “He didn’t even take pay for the job. He’s served selflessly.”

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Gipson and his wife Karen, and their daughter Miranda Allison all greeted and visited with those who came out. He leaves the city in good hands with Mayor-Elect Buddy Black. Black also attended the reception and vowed to continue working to bring the city together.

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Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

Mayor-Mike-farewell-reception

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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