Wednesday, September 21, 2011

TOP STORY >> Cabot candidates in runoff Oct. 11

Brian Evans and Helen Teffer will be in a runoff Oct. 11 after they were nearly tied Tuesday in a three-way race for Position 2 on the Cabot School Board.

Evans received 353 votes and Teffer 351 votes. Lonnie Lane trailed with 75 votes.

Donna Nash was unopposed for Position 6 after Terrance Townsend dropped out of the race. She received 647 votes, while 78 went for Townsend, who moved out of the district. But it was too late to remove his name from the ballot.

In Lonoke, Matthew L. Boyles defeated incumbent Michael Linton for Zone 2, Position 7, 113-28.

In Carlisle, incumbent C.J. Parker defeated Daniel Lee Staton, 36-26, in Zone 2.

Robert Jenkins ran unopposed in Beebe.