Special election called

A special election to fill the unexpired term of deceased Dodson Mayor Loyd Vines will be held on November 8, accoding to a statement from the Village of Dodson. A special meeting of the Village Board of Aldermen was scheduled in late January to name an interim to serve as Mayor to serve until the special election.

Mayor Vines died in office in January, after being elected to a sixth term in 2015.

Richie Broomfield has announced plans to run for the unexpired term. He is an associate in Dodson Equipment, with his father, Richard Broomfield, Sr.