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City, school ballots set

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, March 1, 2014

The filing period for May 10 city council and school board elections ended Friday.

Wise County voters will face choices in eight city council and six school board races this spring. Listed below are the candidates who filed for office. Entities holding special elections to fill vacancies can accept filings until March 10.

ALVORD CITY COUNCIL

Place 3 – Kirk Gibson (incumbent)

Place 4 – Debra McKelvain, Shane Raney, Lenda Barnes

Place 5 – Jim Enochs (incumbent)

ALVORD SCHOOL BOARD

Place 6 – Lex Williams, Tracy Barclay Parker, Lance Thweatt

Place 7 – Jeannette Ward (incumbent), Charles Neal Matthews

BOYD CITY COUNCIL

Place 1 – (no one has filed)

Place 2 – Tim Hammonds

Place 3 – (no one has filed)

Place 5 – (no one has filed)

BOYD SCHOOL BOARD

Place 1 – Rebecca Parr

Place 2 – Jake Tackett

Place 3 – Jana Tate (incumbent)

BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

Mayor – Kathy Kennedy, Corey Lane

Place 1 – A.Z. Smith (incumbent), David Correll

Place 2 – Calvin Coursey, Art Velasquez

Place 3 – Jimmy Meyers (incumbent)

BRIDGEPORT SCHOOL BOARD

Place 6 – Ken Kilpatrick (incumbent), Donald Majka

Place 7 – Marti Hines (incumbent), Robert Marlett, Steve Stanford

CHICO CITY COUNCIL

At-large (2 seats) – Karen Garrison (incumbent), Greta McDaniel

Partial term – Louise Gossett (incumbent)

CHICO SCHOOL BOARD

Place 6 – G.A. Buckner (incumbent), J.D. Coffman

Place 7 – Doug Bowyer (incumbent), Noel Ruddick

DECATUR SCHOOL BOARD

Place 3 – Jim Lamirand, Pete Rivera, Ricky Stutt

Place 4 – Jeff Alling (incumbent), Charles Ross

DECATUR CITY COUNCIL

Mayor – Martin Woodruff (incumbent)

Place 1 – Carmelina Holloway

Place 3 – Cary Bohn (incumbent)

Place 5 – Jay Davidson (incumbent)

NEWARK CITY COUNCIL

Mayor – Darla Loggains

Place 1 – (no one has filed)

Place 2 – Doug Anderson (incumbent)

Place 3 – Linda Anderson (incumbent)

Place 4 – (no one has filed)

NORTHWEST SCHOOL BOARD

Place 5 – Devonna Holland (incumbent), Jerry Burkett

Place 6 – Kristi Wade, Edward Mergenthal, Lillian Rauch, Andrew Bennett, Stan Durham

Place 7 – Mel Fuller (incumbent), Doug Smith

RHOME CITY COUNCIL

Mayor – Louis Godfrey, David Wilson, Mark Lorance

At-large (2 seats) – Jo Ann Wilson (incumbent), Michelle Pittman (incumbent), Timothy Robison, Shawn Holliman, Jason Miller

RUNAWAY BAY CITY COUNCIL

Mayor – Robert Ryan (incumbent)

At-large (2 seats) – Neil Peters (incumbent), Kay Simmons (incumbent)

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