Springer visits Thursday; citizens candidate forum follows

Citizens are invited to take part in a pair of political forums Thursday in Bowie.
State Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) will have a town hall at the Bowie Community Room from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. on Oct. 19. Springer will discuss results from the recent legislative sessions and take questions from his constituents.
From 6 to 8 p.m. Bowie citizens are invited to learn about the candidates running for city council. This meet and greet will be in the back room of The Brick in downtown Bowie on Oct. 19.
Each candidate will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and be available for questions. Gaylynn Burris, who is an uncontested candidate for Bowie mayor and a present council member, will be host.
The Bowie City Council has contested races in all three precincts. In the east precinct, Councilor Wayne Bell is challenged by Bill Miller. North Precinct Councilor Jim Graham faces Thomas Kent and Arlene Bishop. South Precinct Councilor Chuck Malone faces Machelle Mills and Amy Johns.