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Election Hearing Postponed Until Wednesday, July 3

The hearing to determine if the Tuesday, April 2, Ava Municipal Election was valid, was postponed on Monday and will be heard on Wednesday, July 3.
Lonnie Atchison, who lost the election by four votes, has filed suit against County Clerk Karry Davis, questioning the validity of the election.
According to Atchison’s attorney, Christopher Benne, of Mansfield, there is evidence that seven people who live outside the city, voted in the municipal election.
Judge Craig Carter has assigned the case to be heard by Judge John Jacobs, of Ozark County.