50 YEARS AGO
Nov. 9, 1961
Votes were cast by 2,597 voters on a sunny but cold election day.
Winning magistrate races were: Elmo Bruner, Democrat of the fourth district, beat out Everett Kays, Independent; and Elbert Stinnett defeated E.L. Shouse, Republican, as magistrate of the fifth district.
Unopposed were: James C. Hanks, first district; Arvin W. Crask, second district; Stanley Burge, third district; all Democrats, and Walter Drury, Republican, sixth district.