DUQUESNE, Mo. - Before the meeting got started, Missouri Senator Ron Richard and State Representative Charlie Davis addressed the council and the audience about the former mayor.
They spoke highly of White's role in economic development throughout his 8 years as mayor. And, they focused heavily on his ability to get funding to help rebuild the city after the Tornado.
Dennis White Former Duquesne Mayor: "It took a lot of work from everyone uh, the council that was in place at that time uh, the city clerks and court clerk, city attorney, everyone that was involved. Our city worker, uh the police department," explained former Duquesne Mayor Dennis White.
White said the ceremony was a honor to see so many residents supporting his accomplishments as well.