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May 16, 2014

Political forum Monday at ASU

— On Monday night, Limestone Countians have the opportunity to hear from candidates running for local and state offices in the June 3 primary election.

A public forum will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Athens State University’s McCandless Hall.

The purpose is to give residents the opportunity to learn more about each candidate and their goals for office if elected.

Moderator Adam Smith, former managing editor of The News Courier, will ask candidates questions. Sandy Thompson with the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives is the timekeeper.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and attendees will have the opportunity to speak with candidates before the event.

The Alabama Veterans Museum, The News Courier, Athens State University and the Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the forum.

The following candidates for nine races have been invited:

• Limestone County Board of Education, District 5: Larry Faulk and Bradley Young

• Limestone County Commission chairman: Stanley Menefee and Mark Yarbrough

• Limestone County Commission, District 1: Tom Combs, Stanley Hill, Seth Parker, Daryl Sammet and James Shannon

• Limestone County Commission, District 3: Jason Black, Hollis Hogan, Adam Hutchins and James “Curtis” Turner

• Limestone County sheriff: Mike Blakely, Brad Pullum, Eric Redd and Eric Smith

• State House of Representatives, District 5: Bobby Jackson, Henry White and Dan Williams

• State Senate, District 1: Jonathan Berryhill, Mike Curtis, Earl Gardner, Tim Melson and Chris Seibert

• State Senate, District 2: Bill Holtzclaw and George Barry

• U.S. House of Representatives, District 5: Mo Brooks and Jerry Hill

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