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Three file for Hawkins Mayor; School trustee election cancelled

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 Mayor Sam Bradley is being challenged by two candidates for the City of Hawkins top post. Former Mayor Wayne Kirkpatrick and current Alderman Tom Parker have also filed for the office.

Alderman James Green is also being challenged by Doug Dixon for the Alderman-1 seat, while Alderman Jackie Rucker is running unopposed for the Alderman-III seat.

Sam Bradley is a resident of the city at 190 East Forest Street. He is a farmer who has lived in Hawkins for the past 25 years. Bradley, in his first term as Mayor, is 76 years old.

Wayne Kirkpatrick has been a lifelong resident of Hawkins. He lives at 330 Paradise Lane. He is retired from public education and is 65 years old. He has preveiously served several terms as Mayor of Hawkins.

Tom Parker lives at 239 Oakleigh Street. He has served several terms on the Hawkins City Council. He has lived in Hawkins for 31 years. Now retired, he is a part-time contract pumper. Parker is 68 years old.

The election is scheduled for Saturday May 10.

A local election for trustees of the Hawkins School District scheduled for May 10 has been cancelled with the withdrawal of Robert Stradley from the race. Dr. Shane Bogard and Wende Haney, current office holders, are therefore unopposed in the election and will be re-elected to their seats.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2009 14:21  

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