Thayer, Mo. — The Thayer City Council Tuesday named Shawn Justus to the Ward 1 Alderman seat vacated by Ken Cotham when he was sworn in as acting Mayor to replace resigning Mayor Junior Brewer.
Justus runs the Farmers Insurance Agency in Thayer. He is expected to run for the seat when his term expires in April 2015.
Cotham, who runs Cotham’s Auction in Mammoth Spring, is expected to run for election as Mayor in April.