Longtime Round Top Mayor Resigns

In an interview with the Record Friday, long-time Round Top mayor Barnell Albers, announced he has resigned his post.

Albers has been mayor of the bustling little town for six two year terms, but has been caught up in several controversies over the past year.

The latest concerns the last town election in November in which Albers was re-elected. Albers said a group of critics, led by Matthew Diehl, a retired Houston cop turned Round Top clergyman, has maintained the election was rigged by lack of notice to exclude other candidates for office.

 

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