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March 29, 2013

Porum voters to elect trustees

Three incumbents, five others running for three positions

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Meet the candidates

OFFICE SOUGHT: Town of Porum, independent municipal officers, three trustees nominated and elected at-large for four year terms.

Ron Lakeman (i)

AGE: 63.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

FAMILY: Wife and two grown children.

OCCUPATION: Retired mechanic.

EDUCATION: High school graduate.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist.

HOBBIES: Keeping up with town business and interests.

Don Dill (i)

AGE: 65.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

FAMILY: One son and one daughter.

OCCUPATION: Retired from highway department.

EDUCATION: Porum High School graduate.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Pentecostal.

HOBBIES: Working on old cars.

Peggy Ann Cravens (i)

AGE: 63.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

FAMILY: Married with two children.

OCCUPATION: Home health.

EDUCATION: Porum High School.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Church of Christ.

HOBBIES: Antiquing and rodeos.

Trisha McCarn

AGE: 24.

HOMETOWN: Born in Ft. Worth, Porum resident for 7 1/2 years.

FAMILY: Father, Kevin McCarn; Stepmother Diana McCarn and Mother Sarah Sparks of Texas.

OCCUPATION: Manager at Fence Post, Scentsy consultant.

EDUCATION: Quinton High School graduate, Connors State College, 2006-2008.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian.

HOBBIES: Politics, event planning, lake activities, current events, and spending time with family.

Dian Nicholson

AGE: 63.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

Family: Mother Alma Coats, two daughters.

OCCUPATION: Retired.

EDUCATION: Indian Capital Technology Center, nurses’ aide program.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist.

HOBBIES: Embroidering baby quilts, sewing.

Ray Dill

AGE: 71.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

FAMILY: Wife Charlotte and daughter Raeann.

OCCUPATION: Retired salesman.

EDUCATION: High school and one semester of college.

HOBBIES: Gardening and traveling the United States.

Martha M. Long

AGE: 77.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

FAMILY: Three children.

OCCUPATION: Retired, volunteer at Porum Community Center twice a week.

EDUCATION: Porum High School graduate.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist.

HOBBIES: Volunteering.

Carl Warren

AGE: 44.

HOMETOWN: Porum.

FAMILY: One daughter and one son.

OCCUPATION: Acme Engineering.

EDUCATION: Webbers Falls High School graduate, some vocational school and one year of college.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Freewill Baptist.

HOBBIES: Hunting, fishing and spending time with his son.

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