City Commission candidates speak at forum
Mayoral candidates Roger Van Horn, left, and Richard Johnson.
Northeast Ward candidates, from left, David Crawford, Shelley Brophy and Latterious Starks.
Candidates await their turn to speak.
Northwest Ward candidates Gary Willis, left, and Don Partin.
A small but enthusiastic crowd of 52 gathered at Nacogdoches High School Monday, April 20, to hear all seven candidates for city commission offices take part in a Candidates Forum sponsored by the Nacogdoches County Chamber. Moderator Taylor Hemness of KTRE/KLTV asked dozens of questions, most of them supplied by audience members.
All candidates running for upcoming city elected positions took part. Candidates are: mayor race, Roger Van Horn and Richard Johnson; Northwest Ward commissioner race, Don Partin and Gary Willis; and Northeast Ward commissioner race, Shelley Brophy, David Crawford and Latterious Starkes.