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02/14/08 - Tyler

County Candidates' Forum To Be Held At Tyler Library

Tyler/Smith County and the Tyler Public Library will hold a forum with candidates for County offices at 6:30 pm on Monday, Feb.18, 2008 in the Taylor Auditorium of the Tyler Public Library.  A "meet and greet" with the candidates begins at 6:30 p.m. and the forum gets underway at 7 p.m.

Forum participants include Alan Brown and Christi Kennedy, candidates for 114th District Court Judge;  J. B. Smith and Andy Dunklin, candidates for Smith County Sheriff; Mike Boyter, Derrell Cooper and Jeff Ware, candidates for County Commissioner, Precinct 1; and Toby Cross, Terry L. Phillips and Bobby Van Ness, candidates for County Commissioner, Precinct 3.

Pam Lisner, debate coach at All Saints High School will moderate the event and the candidates will be questioned by a panel consisting of Roy Maynard from the Tyler Morning Telegraph, Vanessa Curry, professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Tyler and Bonnie Hardaway, member of the League of Women Voters - Tyler/Smith County.  The audience will also be able to ask questions of the candidates during the forum.

The public is invited to attend the forum to hear the views of these candidates for public office.  Tyler Public Library is located in downtown Tyler at 201 S. College. For additional information call (903) 593-7323 or (903) 565-6655.

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