A letter from Bauxite Mayor Johnny McMahan, dated July 30, was sent to a select number of Bauxite residents to encourage them to run for the offices of alderman, mayor and town treasurer in the November 2014 general election.
According to McMahan, the letter was sent out to about 15 residents.
The letter stated: "I am asking you personally to consider becoming one of these candidates as I believe Bauxite needs intelligent, serious and dedicated people to help our town through the next two to four years."
Joe Bert Stewart, 72, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center.Â He was born November 15, 1941 in Wister, Oklahoma to Orvis D. and Bessie M. Pearson Stewart.Â Mr. Stewart was employed with Entergy for 25 years.Â He was of the Assembly of God Faith and attended First Assembly of God in Russellville for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents.