Partly Cloudy
77°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Sheriff candidate to meet with public

Published: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Caption
John Simonton

DIXON– John Simonton, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Lee County sheriff, will have a coffee-with-the-candidate event from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Red Apple, 1130 Franklin Grove Road. The public is welcome.

Simonton, a Dixon police officer and a retired state police lieutenant, is challenging incumbent John Varga in the Republican primary election March 18.

National video



Reader Poll

The high school football season begins Aug. 26. Do you plan to attend any games?
Yes, I’m a big fan and will attend most of my team’s games
Yes, I’ll attend maybe half of the games
Yes, I’ll go to at least one game
No, but I’ll follow high school football in the media
No, not interested