Mayor's election Tuesday in Ripley

By The Associated Press

RIPLEY — Voters in Ripley will elect a new mayor on Tuesday.

The winner will serve the balance of the term of the late Mayor Kerry W. Hill, who died late last year.

Nine candidates will be on the ballot. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

The candidates are Joe Akins, Charles Braddock, Jon Grisham, Chris Marsalis, Benjamin “Ben” Ridge, Matthew Smart, Breat Tye, Lewis Davis and Jerrell Lewellen.