Johnston City Council appoints interim mayor

JOHNSTON CITY, IL. (WJPF) – The Johnston City Council has appointed an interim mayor.

Doug Dobbins will serve out the remaining two years of Jim Mitchell’s term.

Mitchell passed away New Year’s Day.

Visitation for Mitchell will be from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Saturday at the First Christian Church in West Frankfort. A celebration of life service will begin at noon. Military rites will follow services at the church.

Mitchell’s cremains will be scattered at a later date.