Collegedale, East Ridge May Have Contested Judge Races; 2 Pick Up For New East Ridge Elected Court Clerk Post

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Attorney Harry W. Miller III has picked up papers to run for Collegedale judge. The longtime judge, Kevin Wilson, has also picked up.

In East Ridge, attorney Ryan Hanzelik is challenging Judge Arvin Reingold.

Lookout Mountain Judge John Higgason Jr. and Signal Mountain Judge Mark Rothberger thus far do not have opposition.

Patricia Cassidy and Mark Brandt have picked up for the new position of elected court clerk in East Ridge. 

Six people have indicated interest in running for the open District 5 seat on the County School Board. They are Richard Bennett, Patrick Hampton, Karitsa Mosley, Lynn Smith, Jacqueline Thomas and Cynthia Stanley-Cash. Jeffrey Wilson is not running again.

Samevelyn Rock is challenging David Testerman in District 8.

In District 9, potential candidates are Dean Moorhouse and Charles Stephens. Mike Evatt currently serves.

Collegedale Judge

Harry W. Miller III

Kevin Wilson

East Ridge Judge

Ryan Hanzelik

Arvin Reingold

Lookout Mountain Judge

John Higgason Jr.

Signal Mountain Judge

Mark Rothberger

General Sessions Court Judge

Division 1

Christie Mahn Sell

Rex Sparks

Division II

Larry Ables

David Bales

Division 3

Clarence Shattuck

Division 4

Lila Statom

Division 5 

Gary Starnes

East Ridge Court Clerk

Mark Brandt

Patricia Cassidy

County School Board

District 3

Greg Martin

District 5

Richard Bennett

Patrick Hampton

Karitsa Mosley

Lynn Smith

Cynthia Stanley-Cash

Jacqueline Thomas 

District 8

Samevelyn Rock

David Testerman

District 9

Dean Moorhouse

Charles Stephens

State House District 26

Gerald McCormick

State House District 27

Richard Floyd

State House District 28

JoAnne Favors

State House District 29

Mike Carter

State House District 30

Marc Gravitt

State Senate District 11

Bo Watson

State Executive Committee District 10 D

Chris Anderson

Sandy Norris Smith

State Executive Committee District 11 D

Sandra Lusk

State Executive Committee District 11 R

Bobby Wood





Commissioners Have Lot Of Questions On Vote Involving Transfer Of East Ridge High Athletic Facilities

County Commission members had a number of questions about a vote next Wednesday regarding the transfer by the County School Board of athletic facilities at East Ridge High School to the city of East Ridge. Commissioner Tim Boyd asked why the county vote was even necessary since the property is titled in the name of the schools only. County Attorney Rheubin Taylor said school ... (click for more)

Tim Boyd Apologizes For Text Message To Joe Smith

County Commissioner Tim Boyd on Wednesday apologized for a text message to County School Board member Joe Smith in which he demanded that he set a new school for CSLA as his top priority. Instead, Mr. Smith and a majority of the board put a new $35 million Harrison Elementary ahead of the $64 million plan to make CSLA a K-12 school with completely new facilities. Commissioner ... (click for more)

Getting The Message

Our school age youth have inspired me with their responses during “Q and A” sessions after my readings as a volunteer during African American History Celebrations and Read across America Celebration, too.  Before this school year, I read to classes at Orchard Knob Elementary School and at Rivermont Elementary School, here in Hamilton County.   Their answers to factual ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Marshall’s 3% Folly

The National Health Interview Survey is believed to be the best gauge of health and behaviors in the United States. It is under the umbrella of the nation’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so first let me share that the figures I am going to present are directly attributed to what is the best source believed to be out there. I didn’t make these numbers up and I had nothing ... (click for more)

Red Bank Girls, Tyner Boys Prevail In 6-AA Title Games

The capacity crowd at Hixson High School got their money’s worth and more Tuesday night in the championship finals of the District 6-AA basketball tournament. The Red Bank-Tyner girls have had four extremely tight games this season and the same can be said for the Tyner-Brainerd boys, so you had to know that the two games on tap for the tournament titles would be top-notch and ... (click for more)

Cleveland Manhandles East Hamilton For District 5-3A Tourney Title

Almost every time Diontae Davis got the basketball in his hands he heard a little voice. “Give me the ball! Give me the ball!” It was Davis’ teammate KK Curry. Davis fed Curry a steady diet of passes from every imaginable angle on the court and so did other teammates. The big, lanky junior responded with a game-high 29 points and led Cleveland to a surprising ... (click for more)