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Sexton wins coin toss




Tom Sexton (left), Matthew Thomas Butler and Letcher Court Clerk Winston Meade looked at the coin Meade tossed which determined who will serve on the Whitesburg City Council. Sexton and Butler each received 282 votes. Sexton won the coin toss. (Photo by Sally Barto)

Tom Sexton (left), Matthew Thomas Butler and Letcher Court Clerk Winston Meade looked at the coin Meade tossed which determined who will serve on the Whitesburg City Council. Sexton and Butler each received 282 votes. Sexton won the coin toss. (Photo by Sally Barto)

Tom Sexton on Thursday became the sixth person elected to the Whitesburg City Council. Sexton got the position after winning a coin toss in the offices of Letcher Court Clerk Winston Meade.

Sexton had been tied with Whitesburg attorney Matthew Thomas Butler. Each received 282 votes on Tuesday. Sexton won the toss after calling tails while the coin was in the air.


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