“There was a hole that needed to be filled and I care deeply about this town,” Tom Shaffer said as he stirred cream into his black, drip coffee. “I just want to serve and make it as good of a place as I can.”
Shaffer, a two-year city council member, has decided to step up. He has accepted the position as interim mayor for the town of Sheridan and was sworn in at this month’s council meeting. Previous mayor Dean Derryberry resigned from the position after changes with his full-time job. Derryberry served as mayor for nine years.