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Sheriff candidate to meet with public

Published: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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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.

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