Voters to make other decisions on May 7
03:30 PM, Friday, April 29
In addition to the all-important water bond election on May 7, early voting has started in city council, college and school district board races. As stated in Wednesday’s edition, we encourage votes for the $4.5 million bond issue to drill groundw...

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