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Mayor-turned-author cultivates young writers
Mayor Bill Ross speaks to third-graders at Parkside Elementary School Thursday about writing. He has written four mystery novels. (Times photo: Jeff Buchanan)
MONROE - Mayor Bill Ross has always loved mystery novels. "As a kid, I had a part-time job and when I'd earn a dollar, I'd go buy the next Hardy Boys book," said Ross, referencing Franklin W. Dixon's bestselling series for young readers. Ross is himself the author of four mystery novels.

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