Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Homepage

November 8, 2011

Local propositions trailing in early vote

County voters mixed on Amendments

ATHENS — Early votes in Henderson County showed propositions on the ballot in Gun Barrel City and Murchison failing, as well as the question of creating an Emergency Services District No. 6 on the east side of the county.

Murchison voters had cast 48 ballots against allowing the off-premises sale of all alcoholic beverages. Thirty voters were in favor of the option.

Gun Barrel City early ballots were overwhelmingly against a repeal of a city ordinance allowing late-night liquor sales in certain establishments. The vote was 213 against and 81 in favor.

The election to create an Emergency Services District in an area south of Chandler trailed by a narrow margin. Of early voters, 22, disapproved of the district, while 19 favored it.

County voters were mixed on the slate of 10 Constitutional Amenments.

 

1
Text Only
In the News
Local News
Sports
Opinion
Biz Marquee
Seasonal Content
Must Read
AP Video
Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism