Sparks, Ables Pick Up Papers To Challenge 2 Incumbent General Sessions Court Judges

Monday, January 6, 2014

Attorneys Rex Sparks and Larry Ables have picked up papers to challenge two incumbent General Sessions Court judges.

Attorney Sparks is running against Christie Mahn Sell in Division 1 and attorney Ables is going against David Bales in Division 2.

Incumbents Clarence Shattuck, Lila Statom and Gary Starnes do not have opponents thus far.

Mark Rothberger, incumbent Signal Mountain judge, and John Higgason Jr., the Lookout Mountain judge, have picked up.

Ryan Hanzelik is the only one to pick up thus far for judge of East Ridge.

There are six potential contenders for the District 5 County School Board seat being vacated by Jeffrey Wilson. They are Richard Bennett, Patrick Hampton, Karitsa Mosley, Lynn Smith, Jacqueline A. Thomas and Cynthia Stanley-Cash.

Semevelyn Rock, a former president of the Hamilton County Education Association, has picked up for District 8 County School Board.

Rep. Gerald McCormick has picked up for House District 26 and Rep. JoAnne Favors for House District 28.l

The primary election for these races will be in August.

Hanzelik Ryan
East Ridge, TN  37412 City of East Ridge Judge 1/3/2014 305-1311
Martin Greg
Hixson, TN  37343 School Board Dist 3 1/3/2014 yes 596-7338
Bennett Richard K.
Chattanooga, TN  37416 School Board Dist 5 1/3/2014 227-2849
Hampton Patrick D.
Chattanooga, TN  37406 School Board Dist 5 1/3/2014 954-1424
Mosley Karitsa
Chattanooga, TN  37406 School Board Dist 5 1/3/2014 698-2101
Smith Lynn
Chattanooga, TN  37416 School Board Dist 5 1/3/2014 499-1590
Thomas Jacqueline A.
Chattanooga, TN  37404 School Board Dist 5 1/3/2014 227-7592
Stanley-Cash Cynthia
Chattanooga, TN  37406 School Board Dist 5 1/3/2014 629-9941
Rock Samevelyn
Chattanooga, TN  37411 School Board Dist 8 1/3/2014 485-9463
Mahn Sell Christie
Chattanooga, TN  37411 Sessions Court Judge, Div 1 1/6/2014 yes 421-2726
Sparks Rex
Signal Mtn, TN  37377 Sessions Court Judge, Div 1 1/6/2014 886-2900
Bales David
Signal Mtn, TN  37377 Sessions Court Judge, Div 2 1/3/2014 yes 886-6598
Ables Larry W.
Hixson, TN  37343 Sessions Court Judge, Div 2 1/3/2014 757-9548
Shattuck Clarence
Hixson, TN  37343 Sessions Court Judge, Div 3 1/3/2014 yes 209-7660
Statom Lila
Chattanooga, TN  37415 Sessions Court Judge, Div 4 1/3/2014 yes
Starnes Gary
Signal Mtn, TN  37377 Sessions Court Judge, Div 5 1/3/2014 yes 718-7189
Rothberger Mark
Signal Mtn, TN  37377 Signal Mountain Judge 1/3/2014 yes 886-5620
McCormick Gerald
Chattanooga, TN  37403 State House Dist 26 R 1/3/2014 yes 443-1574
Favors JoAnne
Chattanooga, TN  37406 State House Dist 28 D 1/3/2014 yes
Higgason, Jr John M.
Lookout Mtn, TN  37350 Town of Lookout Mtn Judge 1/3/2014 821-6052

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Officers checked out a shoplifting at the Dollar General, 7345 Lee Hwy. The manager told police that two people rolled a cart full of beer out of the store. She said it was a least $100 worth ... (click for more)

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Officers checked out a shoplifting at the Dollar General, 7345 Lee Hwy. The manager told police that two people rolled a cart full of beer out of the store. She said it was a least $100 worth of Miller Lite, Bud Light and Corona Beer. She said a black female distracted the cashier, while a black male rolled the cart out of the store and loaded the beer into a blue Impala. The manager ... (click for more)

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