Political Happenings

Grassroots America to host forum

Grassroots America-We the People will host a forum with Mitch Adams, Reeve Jackson and Jarad Kent, Republican candidates seeking the 114th District Court judicial seat being vacated by retiring District Judge Christi Kennedy.

The forum is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holiday Inn, 5701 S. Broadway Ave. The candidates will appear on the March 2020 Republican Primary ballot.

District courts have jurisdiction in felony criminal cases, divorce cases, cases involving title to land, election contest cases, civil matters in which the amount in controversy is $200 or more, and matters in which jurisdiction is not placed in another trial court.

A buffet for $10 will be available beginning at 11 a.m. The forum is open to all.

Smith County Republican Club to meet

Smith County Republican Club will hold its November meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hollytree Country Club, 6700 Hollytree Drive, Tyler.

The program will be a presentation by James Dickey, chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, “Red Alert: Keeping Texas Red in 2020.”

The club will also elect new officers for 2020.

A limited light menu is available.

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