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December 5, 2013

Filing period ends, elections imminent

DUNCAN — Marlow City Council, and Bray-Doyle and Central High school board will all have elections, while a new member will join the Duncan Board of Education uncontested.

The filing period for various school board positions and two Marlow City Council ward seats began Monday morning at the Stephens County Election Board Office. The period closed at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The election for those positions will be Feb. 11, 2014.

Demetra Cox was the only person to file for Office No. 4 of the Duncan Board of Education. The position is held by Lisa Presgrove, who has been on the board longer than any of the board’s other members.

Two people filed for an open seat on the Central High Board of Education. Candidates who filed for Office No. 4 were Ericka Carmon and Gayle Rupp. Brian Lee Bearce and Clayton Kilbourn filed for Office No. 4 of the Bray-Doyle Board of Education.

Of the two Marlow City Council seats, Ward 4 had one person file, while Ward 2 had three people file. Brian L. Webb was the only person to file for Ward 4. Those filing for Ward 2 were Mick Davis, Danny J. Glover and Christopher Railey.

For all other school board seats in the filing period, only the incumbents filed. All of these people will automatically retain in their current positions, effective Feb. 11.

They include Travis Ortega for Marlow, Chuck Dunlap for Comanche, Sheresa Patrick for Empire, Kevin Lindesmith for Grandview, Andy McGuire for Velma-Alma Office 1, Jimmy Nichols for Velma-Alma Office 4, Kristie Gaines for Red River Technology Center Zone 1 and Ricky Sanders for Red River Technology Center Zone 4.

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