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March 25, 2013

Wagoner Ward III candidates differ strongly

Hopeful says street, lighting in bad condition; incumbent points to strides made

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Meet the candidates

OFFICE SOUGHT: Wagoner City Council, Ward III.

SALARY FOR OFFICE: None, councilors are eligible for health insurance under the city’s plan.

TERM OF OFFICE: Four years.

Marshall Wilson

Age: 62.

Hometown: Wagoner.

Family: Four children, Marshall Wilson Jr., Jennifer Walters, Kim Wilson and Marsha Rosemond.

Occupation: Retired police officer.

Education: Wagoner High School, 1968; Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training, Oklahoma City Police Academy, Western Oklahoma Vocational Technical School in Burns Flat.

Religious Affiliation: Church of Christ, Wagoner.

Hobbies: Working on cars and fishing.

Larry Abernathy (i)

Age: 59.

Hometown: Wagoner.

Family: Wife, Rita Abernathy, and daughters Tiffany, Talara and Annanecha.

Occupation: Wagoner Public Schools, bus driver and mechanic.

Education: Wagoner High School, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, Okmulgee.

Religious Affiliation: Trinity Church of God.

Hobbies: Watching sports, fishing and service with a number of community organizations.

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