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I Tu Herline SOme candidates it the shouting in Henderson Democratic Pri- will have to he June 5 to county-wide Lad two commissioner tax assessor- county treasurer, Democratic Chair- 1 and3 races remain ded. at state and the battle for commissioner, dis- U.S. representative, court post to be decided in the Hen- followed the lead in sweeping •:° : May 6, 1976 -NEWS-BANNER. County Election Runoffs Slated For Commissioners, County-Wide Posts Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan to victory in the presidential primary. Easy victors in the Satur- day primary were U.S. Sen. Lloyd Bentsen, State Rep. Fred Head, District At- torney Bill Green, Sheriff J.W. Brownlow, Don Yar- brough in the race for Texas Supreme Court, and incum- bent Truman Roberts in the race for State Court of Criminal appeals. Generating more interest in the Malakoff area than the county-wide races was the battle for precinct 1 county commissioner, which led to a runoff between incumbent Leo Kinabrew and Jim Blakeney. Kinabrew led a field of five in the race. Kinabrew polled 1,106 to Blakeney's 929, but he failed to gain a majority of the votes. Other tallies included: A.G. Pirtle, 276; Bobble Bradley, 26; and Jo Ingrain, 191. Incumbent Billie Richard- son was well ahead of his nearest challenger in the fight for county tax asses- sor-collector, but he was unable to poll enough votes to avoid a runoff with Keith Hearn. Richardson polled 3,584 votes and Hearn had 2,064. Hearn narrowly elim- inated Helen L. Stephens who polled 1,955 votes. Richard A. Kidd had 728. Jane Holland Taylor and John Regester remain the contenders for county treasurer, eliminating a third candidate Juanita D. Matthews. The winner will fill the unexpired term of Maggie Nell Williford, who resigned. The voters gave Mrs. Taylor 3,849 to Reges- ter's 2,417. Mrs. Matthews TO THE PEOPLE OF HENDERSON COUNT Please let me take this opportunity, on behalf of myself, my family and the entire Sheriff's Department, to thank each and had 1,510. In the county Democratic chairman's race, L.T. {Terry) Spurlock had a scant 68-vote margin over Dan A. John- son, with 2,789 and 2,721 votes respectively. They eliminajd John W. Hays, who had 1,716 votes, to move into a runoff. Precinct 3 commissioner incumbent Larry Everett trailed challenger W.T. Featherston, 747 to 798, with W.M. Herrington run- ning a close third, with 621. Henderson County fol- lowed an apparent state- wide trend in placing Jerry Sadler and Jon Newton in the first and second posi- tions for state railroad corn- spot over Welby Parrish. Henderson County tally in the race showed Jones with 2,582; Hall with 1,465; George Preston, 1,465; Fred Hudson, 969; Welby Parish, 890; Sam Taylor, 249; John Wade, 226; James Allison, 144; Jess Nickerson, 86; and Kenneth Burkhalter, 50. A runoff developed for the unexpired term on the ap- peals court between Carl Dally and W.P. Phillips. In Henderson county, Phillips had 3,312; Dally, 2,259, and VoUers 986. Henderson County fol- lowed the state lead in re-nominating U.S. Sen. Lloyd Bentsen, In Hender- son, Bentsen had 4,827 votes missioner. In Henderson to Phil Gramm's 2,136. Leon County, Sadler had 2,766 Dugi had 75 and Hugh votes to Newton's 1,269. Wilson, 674. In the Republi- The ten-candidate field of Democrat hopefuls for the late Congressman Wright Patman's District 1 office, was led district-wide by Sam Hall Jr., with Glen Jones narrowly eking out a runoff Fire Marshal Duties Outlined can primary, Alan Steeiman, who won statewide, got 392 to Louis Leman's 78 and Hugh Sweeney's 66 in Hen- derson county. Rep. Fred Head rode a better than 2 to 1 win in Henderson County to win re-election to the state repre- sentative's post he had held for 11 years. He won Hender- son County by 5,539 to 2,524, and Smith Cdunty by 1,673 to 678. Freestone county, home of challenger Joe Kirgan gave Kirgan a narrow 1,791 to 1,387 edge, in nearly-complete returns, but it wasn't near enough to overcome the votes from the other counties. Challenger Bill Green easily dumped incumbent Third District Attorney Richard Handorf. He led Henderson county by a 2V to 1 margin, 5,537 to 2,215, while also leading the two candidates' home county of Anderson by some 500 votes, and Houston County by 3 to 2. Incumbent Sheriff, J.W. Brownlow's fate was never in doubt from the first precinct reporting to the last. He received 5,067 votes to his nearest challenger, Ira Billings, 1,692 votes. R.W. {Pat} Glasgow placed third with 1,411, and Faulk Wills had 128. Don Yarbrough carried Henderson County as he did the state in winning a spot on the Texas Supreme Court. Henderson gave him 4,689 votes to 2,634 for Charles Barrow. Judge Truman Roberts took an easy win over Jerome Chamberlan for the state court of Criminal Ap- peals post, with Henderson going along, 4,589 to 2,166. TO THE VOTERS OF THE 14TH DISTRICT: I want to express my sincere appreciation to each and every voter who saw fit to support me in the Democratic Primary on May 1 for State Representative. The outcome was disappointing but since I was an unknown coming into your area, I feel very grateful for the confidence you placed in me. I only wish there had been an opportunity to have visited with more of you. [Pol. Ad Pd. Sincerely, by Joe Lee Joe Lee Kirgan, |r. Kirgan, Jr.] Texas At Meeting Representatives of volun- ./one of you for your support and for the many teer fire departments all over erso o ao ill: lesss you have shown us during the campaign, cials,With citYheardandcharlesCOUntYShine,Offi- I pledge, to you, that I w,II always conduct the DirectorSmith CountYand FireCivil MarshalDefense [:q of Sheriff fairly and honestly, and with your help, tell how his job is handled. Henderson County cora- l' Henderson County a better place to live. missioners haveto implement hiringV°ted funds.of a • Thank you again for allowing me the honor to combination civil defense director and fire marshal, \\; you, the people of Henderson County, as your and will fill the post later this year. Thank You, ].W.Brownlow, Sheriff [Pol. Ad Pd. by J.W. Browniow] TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF ANDERSON, First, I want to thank all of you fo for the honor and privilege of as your district attomey for the past three years, and to the of Anderson Anderson County as their County Attomey for five These have been years of pressure, late hours and sacrifice from family, but we do not regret it My family and I want to thank the wonderful people who have worked so hard an and contributed to my campaign. My congratulations and best wishes to Bill Green for his g victory. The voters have clearly spoken, and I repsect their I would urge all of my supporters to join with Bill Green to carry the duties of his office as they tremendous. I shall endeavor to acquaint Mr. Green with the files in the Attorney's office and assist in any way that he wishes as I get to leave. Again, my family's sincere thanks for all of the courtesies shown past eight years. God bless all of you. Richard Handorf Shine termed the county fire marshal job a liason between county government and volunteer fire depart- ments around the county. He said he also is authorized to enforce state trash and brush-burning laws and has the authority to write cita- such-violatio As'civil defense diz:ector, he works closely with the fire department, ambulance and law enforcement agencies, Shine said. Henderson County has  had only one applicant for the newly-created job thus far, Billy J. Baker. Frankston Uve00ock Show Set Frankston FFA will be sponsoring a one day live- stock show Saturday May 8th. All FFA and 4-H Club members in East Texas are invited to show their cattle. In the Beef division there will be classes for Angus, Charolais, Brahman, Here- ford, and other breeds. In the Dairy division there will be classes for Holstein and Jersy. There will be no age limit on heifers, however bulls will be limited to 24 months. 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