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Archive for the ‘Elections’ Category

State Rep. Candidate Jim Hall Loses 2nd Appeal – Will Miss Election, While Spending 90 Days in Jail, Pending 3rd Appeal

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Hall, a candidate for state representative district 9, covering Drew and Ashley counties, lost his State Appeals Court case, in an attempt to overturn his 2013 conviction, for harassment and/or harassing communications.

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Ashley County Democrats Select Delegates to Pick State Representative Candidate – Videos

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Summer Robertson (alternate), Emily Wisener, Jimmy Jeffress, Candace Jeffress, C T Foster, Johnie Bolin, Doris Smith (alternate)
The Ashley County Democratic Party elected these party members to serve as their delegates to select the Democratic Party’s candidate for State representative District 9, replacing the late Sheilla Lampkin on the ballot for the 2017-2018 term – Summer Robertson (alternate), Emily Wisener, Jimmy Jeffress, Candace Jeffress, C T Foster, Johnie Bolin, Doris Smith (alternate)

The 2 county convention will be held next Thursday at 6 pm at UAM’s Spencer Gallery.

Democrats Hold Local Rally

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

imageimage The local Democratic Party held a rally, Tuesday, at the VFW Hut.

Speakers included Dorothy Hall, candidate for State Rep. District 10, Sheriff Mark Gover, and Democratic nominee for US Senator, Conner Eldridge.

(Most) School Board Election Questions Answered

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

The process for filing for school board seat candidates has been completed.
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Early Voting

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

imageEarly voting is now underway, in the primary election that will decide 4 city council seats in Monticello, the newly combined Drew-Bradley District Court Judge, and several other state and national races, including the US Presidential nominees for each party.

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Beverly Burks Filing for Re-election as Circuit Clerk

Monday, November 16th, 2015

BurksDrew County Circuit Clerk Beverly Burks of Wilmar has announced her candidacy for re-election in the 2016 general election. Burks, a Democrat, is currently serving her first year in office.

Prior to taking office in January, Burks worked two years as a deputy clerk in the Drew County Clerk’s office and served as editor of the Advance-Monticellonian for 14 years.

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DMH Expansion Q&A Forum – Video

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Thursday night’s open meeting about Drew Memorial Hospital’s proposed 1/4 cent extension of the expiring 1/2 cent library tax provided a chance for members of the public to meet the new surgeons, as well as hear updated statistics on surgery, and see the drawings of the new facility.

The question & answer session was also informative, especially dealing with the current 40 year old operating room.

Searcy to File for 3rd Term as Treasurer

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

imageDrew County Treasurer Charlie Searcy has announced that he will be seeki a third term in the Republican primary.
A 1985 graduate of Monticello High School, Searcy received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 1989. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.
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Hartness Announces Candidacy for Drew/Bradley District Court Judge

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Hartness Judge Sara M. Sawyer-Hartness has formally announced her candidacy for the position of District Judge for the newly formed 28th District Court, serving Drew and Bradley Counties. The 28th District Court was formed by the Arkansas Legislature in April of 2015 merging the Bradley and Drew County District Court’s into the 28th District Court, presided over by one full time Judge.

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Lampkin & Holcomb Retain State Rep. Seats

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Mike HolcombSheilla Lampkin
Current state representatives for Drew County, Sheilla Lampkin (District 9) and Mike Holcomb (District 10) retain their seats in Tuesday’s election.

Here are their vote totals, by county against their Republican opponents, according to the Secretary of State’s totals.

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Local Election Day Candidates

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Mayor Joe Rogers, former assistant mayor Zack Tucker, and former city council member Thomas "Sonny" Thornhill are seeking the Mayor's office.

Mayor Joe Rogers, Zack Tucker, and Thomas “Sonny” Thornhill are seeking the Mayor’s office.

 

Beverly Burks and Courtney Hale are seeking the office of Circuit Clerk, following the retirement os Sandra Erlanson.

Beverly Burks and Courtney Hale are seeking the office of Circuit Clerk, following the retirement os Sandra Erlanson.

 SHeilla Lampkin state representative position is being challenged by Sonya Leggett-Ryburn.

Sheilla Lampkin’s district 9 state representative position is being challenged by Sonya Leggett-Ryburn.

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