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February 9, 2014

Elections set for Tuesday

MARLOW — New members of the Marlow City Council and the Bray-Doyle and Central High boards of education will be elected on Tuesday after incumbents chose not to seek re-election.

Voting will be from 7 a.m. Tuesday 7 p.m., regardless of how bad the weather may be, the county’s election board secretary said.

Three people are on the ballot for the Marlow City Council Ward II election to replace Mickey Hoy: Mick Davis, an industrial maintenance technician; Danny Glover, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel,  and Christopher Railey, who works in the belt section at Goodyear.

For the Bray-Doyle Board of Education, two people are running for Seat 4: Brian Lee Bearce and Clayton Kilbourn.

Bearce, a farmer and rancher, has previously served 16 months of a departing board member’s unexpired term. Kilbourn is an electrical mechanical technician for Halliburton.

 In the Central High Board of Education Seat 4 election, voters will choose between Gayle Repp and Ericka Carmon. The winner will replace Kelly Johnson.

 Repp has worked for Goodyear Tire Co. for 26 years, and Carmon is a housekeeper, after working years in her husband’s auto repair company.

Angie Dunagan, Stephens County Election Board secretary, said the election board has everything ready for Tuesday’s election.

“I hope everyone gets out to the polls to vote,” she said.

Voting polls will be  open 12 hours Tuesday regardless of bad weather, Dunagan said. Stephens County sheriff’s deputies will drive precinct workers to the polls if necessary, she said.

Voting will be at these precincts:

n Marlow City Council: Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church and Gatlin Baptist Church.

n Bray-Doyle school board: Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church, Gatlin Baptist Church, Lakeside Baptist Church, Bray Community Center, Foster Store, Velma Baptist Church and Graceway Baptist Church.

n Central High school board: precincts open for the school board election include Central High Community Center and Gatlin Baptist Church.

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