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December 31, 2013

Chairman, vice chairman positions named by commissioners board

DUNCAN — Chairman and vice chairman positions were filled by the Board of Stephens County Commissioners during Monday’s regular meeting.

Dee Bowen, District 3 commissioner, retained his position as board chairman for 2014, while the board’s newest member Lonnie Estes, District 2 commissioner, was named vice chairman.

Prior to Estes being named vice chairman, the three-person board didn’t have anyone in that position.

“We were supposed to be doing it all alone,” Cindy Kaiser, county clerk, said.

Estes was sworn into the District 2 seat Jan. 2, this year. He replaced Todd Churchman on the board.

Aside from Estes and Bowen, Darrell Sparks is the District 1 commissioner for Stephens County.

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