Former Fritch City Manager McKay expands suit

Tom Hinde

Former Fritch City Manager Steve McKay, who filed suit against the City of Fritch and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. last June, has added current Fritch City Manager Drew Brassfield and the Eagle Press to his suit claiming liable, slander and defamation. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is the parent company of KVII-TV Channel 7.

The Fritch City Council fired McKay, after meeting in executive session on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. McKay was hired as city manager on August 26, 2014. Previously, he had served in the same capacity for Gruver, TX from October 2008 to August 2014.