School Board election results announced

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Fonda Condra, Poinsett County Clerk release unofficial results from the Sept. 17 School Board elections late Tuesday evening.

In the East Poinsett County Board of Directors Position #2 race, Kevin Truelove polled 32 votes to 29 for Gary Weathers.

Incumbent Jimmy Meeks won the East Poinsett County Board of Directors Position #3 race, with 122 votes over 29 votes for Robbie Betts. With seven years of experience on EPC's School Board, Meeks said, "I appreciate all the support from the voters and the help from the people and I will continue to work to have a good school."

Josh Gallion defeated incumbent John Price in the Marked Tree School District Board of Directors Position #1 race with 128 votes to 123 votes for Price. Gallion said, "I intend to work hard for the children of Marked Tree and the district itself. I'd like to thank everyone who supported me, especially my family and Ms. Carolyn Wages, who sacrificed so much free time to help me in my bid for election."

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