The mayor of Waldron, Ark., has been arrested after allegedly offering to pay outstanding water bills for a woman if she has sex with him. Then another woman came forward and admitted she had been having sex with the mayor, who is also a candidate for county judge, for eight to 10 years, for $25 per session plus free water. Troy Anderson, 72, was charged with two felony counts of abuse of public trust, plus four misdemeanor counts of patronizing a prostitute. But the city council has rejected a citizen’s petition to ask the mayor to resign. Such an action is “completely premature,” said city attorney Ronald Gene Killion, since there is “the matter of presumption of innocence.” (Fort Smith Times Record) ...Sure, but in the meantime maybe they can turn the hose on him.
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