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City, School Board elections-May 4

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Hawkins Mayor Sam Bradley has drawn an opponent in his bid for a third term. Tom Parker, a former council member and a long-time member of the board of directors of the Hawkins Community Development Commission, has filed for the May election for the mayor's seat. Two seats on the city council are also up for election.
Bradley, 78, has lived in Hawkins for 28 years. His residence is at 190 East Forest Street. Parker,70, lives at 239 Oakleigh. He has lived in Hawkins for 33 years.
Two have filed for the Place-1 council seat. Hal Conover and Sherry Davis will face off for the seat currently held by James Green. Green is not seeking re-election. Davis has lived in Hawkins for more than 27 years. Her home is at 290 Lynch. Conover has lived in Hawkins for five years. He lives at 349 Ruth Street.No challenger filed for the Place-3 council seat held by Jackie Rucker who seeks re-election.
Three seats on the Hawkins School Board are being contested by five candidates. The three incumbents have all filed for re-election. Bill Holmes, Edwin Simmons and Ed Tunnell are running for re-election. Billy Smith and Rick McCartney have filed to serve on the board.
Edwin Simmons, 140 Briarwood, is the current president of the school board. He is a 46 year-old product specialist. Ed Tunnell, 57, a past president of the board resides at 356 PR 7402. Rucker is an oil field opertor. Bill Holmes, Pastor of Hawkins First Baptist Church is seeking his second term on the board. Holmes, 57, lives at 450 Ruth Street.
Rick McCartney, who has lived in the school district for 16 years, resides at 249 Dickard Street. He is a service technician. Billy Smith, 34, a technician with Ozarka lives at 190 CR 3802. He has lived in the Hawkins ISD for more than 32 years.