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Sheriff’s hopefuls forum set in Dixon

Published: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:07 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:12 a.m. CST

DIXON – A candidates forum in the campaign for Lee County sheriff will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Dixon High School cafeteria, 300 Lincoln Statue Drive.

Both candidates for the Republican nomination, Sheriff John Varga and John Simonton, plan to take part. No Democrats filed for the race.

The candidates will be able to make individual statements and respond to questions. Free parking will be available in the cafeteria parking lot in the 200 block of North Peoria Avenue.

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