Laura Minish is the new Comer District 3 city council member. She defeated Tommy R. Appling in a Dec. 3 runoff by a 28-25 vote.

Minish also led the way in the three-person Nov. 5 election, but failed to get over 50 percent of the votes. She tallied 31 votes (49.2 percent). Appling was second with 26 votes (41.3 percent), while incumbent Howard Threlkeld received five votes (7.9 percent).


(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.