Darlene Monhollen became the first female mayor of Lynch, Ky., when she was appointed to replace resigning Mayor Ronnie Hampton, the first African-American mayor of the city. Photo courtesy of Darlene Monhollen
Darlene Monhollen became the first female mayor of Lynch, Ky., when she was appointed to replace resigning Mayor Ronnie Hampton, the first African-American mayor of the city. Photo courtesy of Darlene Monhollen
Darlene Monhollen became the first female mayor of Lynch, Ky., when she was appointed to replace resigning Mayor Ronnie Hampton, the first African-American mayor of the city. Photo courtesy of Darlene Monhollen

Lynch mayor resigns; new mayor appointed

September 18, 2010 12:00 AM