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All school, city races contested

Two file on last day Monday

Two candidates signed up in Rockdale Monday on the last day to file for municipal and school races, assuring all four races May 12 will be contested.

Jennifer Kellar Davenport signed up to oppose incumbent Mike Pruett for Place 1 on the Rockdale ISD School Board.

A nd Donald Brummett filed for an east ward city council position to oppose incumbent Willie Phillips.

The other two school and city races are also opposed. Dr. Fannie Lovelady- Spain and Troy Zinn are seeking the Place 2 sc ho ol board po sit io n being vacated by Way ne Fisher.

Tom Fisher and Colby Fisher are can didates for a west ward counc ilseat current lyheld by A llan Miller, who did not se ek re- elect ion. HO SPITAL BOARD— There won’t beacontes ted hospital boa rd race in 2012.

The deadline passed with three cand ida te s seekin g three po si - t ions, inc umb ent s Dick Bu rns (at la r ge) a nd Kar oly n Puc cio (Place 4, we st ward), along with Gerri Offield (Place 2, east ward), who is seeking the position being vacated by Dr. Lucile Estell.

MIL ANO— The area’s political hot spot is the Milano ISD School boa rd where nine candidates are seeki ng five position s.

Incumb ents Alden Cr owe and Joh nYa kesch, former board members Kev in L ove and K ay L en z , alo ng w it h Gar y St ei n- becker are in a five- pe rson rac e for two at- la rge position s.

Incumbent Dewey Steinbecker, who wa s appointed recently to the school board to replace Ma rgaret Plent l, is opposed by John Pa niagua for that one- year unexpired term.

In a race for a separate unexpired ter m, inc umb en t Ly nett e Taylor isoppo sed byDanice Hirt.

There are no contests for the Milano City Council where Mayor Billy Barnet t and councilman Jerry

Hall are seek ing ne w terms.

THOR NDALE —A contested race developed for the Thorndale ISD School Board du ring the last we ek as Kevin K iesling joi ne d incumbents Dave Denny and Ann Glenn in a three- person race for two at- large positions.

The re are no conte ste d races in t he Cit y of Thornda le elec - t ion w ith in c um b ent s Ger a ld Niemtschk and Sam Pic kett joi ned on the ballot by Georg e Galbreath in a race for th ree atlarge seats.

Incumbent Jack Willis did not seek re- elec tion.


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