The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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April 5, 2011

Barton County returns

LAMAR, Mo. — With 17 of 17 precincts reporting, complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:

•Ambulance District 6

Board of Directors

Lu Fanning             57

Michael Martin        44

•Golden City

Mayor

Henry Lopez            59

Dixie Taylor              39

•Lamar

School Board

(Three seats)

Kurt Swartz                  432

Arty Torbeck                 414

Robert Harrington        236

Charles Winslow          403

Liberal

School Board

(Three seats)

Christie Ulrich         234

Gary Smith             195

Brian Williams         233

Eric Bowman          106

Board of Aldermen

John Nicolas             36

Chris Bearden          13

•Mindenmines

One-cent sales tax for general fund?

Yes    22

No     35

•Jasper School Board

(Three seats)

Larry Sisseck           58

Dale Adams             73

Travis Peterson        82

Tim Atnip                  35

Full waiver of sales tax rollback provision?

Yes    27

No     66

(School tallies reflect only those from the Barton County portion of the district; additional results under Jasper County listing.)

•Townships

Doylesport

Trustee-Treasuer

Frank Shutters     35

Stan Blanchard    14

Board of Trustees

(One seat)

Skip Felkner III    35

Kevin Duncan      42

Irvin Blanchard    10

Leroy

Board of Trustees

(Two seats)

Roger Brummett      29

Regan Weatherly    28

John Rawlings        15

Newport

Continuation of current levy for roads?

Yes    23

No       2

Richland

Trustee-treasurer

(One seat)

Tim Isenmann        30

Ken Brous              36

Dale Huber             34

Board of Trustees

(Two seats)

Bruce Gardner     224

Gary Fast              64

Walther Howrey    56

Mark Bruffett         42

UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES

The following candidates are unopposed and virutally assured of election:

Golden City — Board of Aldermen: 1st Ward, Hedi Brous, 3rd Ward, Steven Vonier.

Milford — Trustees:  Jon Dement and James Jones.

Lamar — Mayor: Keith E. Divine; Aldermen: 1st Ward, Judd Chesnut and Max Simmons, 2nd Ward, Kent Harris, 3rd Ward, Thomas Shields, and 4th Ward, Thomas Crull.

Lamar Heights — Mayor: Jerry Marti; Aldermen: 1st Ward, Bob Noel, and 2nd Ward, Debbie Little.

Liberal — Aldermen: 1st Ward, Valton M. Clark.

Mindenmines — Mayor: Robert J. Harris; Aldermen: Mistie Short and Jim Coleman.

City Township — Trustees: Wayne Poe.

Southwest Township — Trustees: Howard Overman.

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