The 2013 election is next week and voters across Franklin County will be headed to the polls to choose the leaders of their communities for the next several years.
There are lots of choices for mayor and also city council seats in the communities of Hampton, Geneva, Sheffield, Hansell, Latimer, Coulter, Alexander, and Popejoy.
In Hampton, three city council seats are up for grabs: the At-Large seat currently held by Dick Lukensmeyer, the Ward 2 seat held by Jim Davies and the Ward 4 seat, being vacated by Craig Eckhardt.
Lukensmeyer and Davies are seeking re-election to their respective council seats and are not being contested. Only one candidate stepped forward for the Ward 4 seat, local chiropractor Jay Hickman – who is also running uncontested.
Read the full article in the Oct. 30 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.