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March 2, 2010

PRIMARY PROFILES: McCreary Co. Constables

WHITLEY CITY — As of presstime, nine candidates for constable submitted responses to The Record’s survey form. They include:

• J.R. Jones is a Republican candidate in District 1.

• Craig Wilson is a Democrat candidate in District 3.

• Kenny C. Kidd is a Republican candidate in District 3.

• Brad Waters is the Republican incumbent in District 2.

• Freddie Clark is a Republican candidate in District 2.

• Lewis L. Ball is a Democrat candidate in District 4.

• Steven Joe Cox is a Republican candidate in District 2.

• David Michael Kilby is the Republican incumbent in District 4.

• Donald Daugherty is the Republican incumbent in District 3.


JONES: I have lived in McCreary County all of my life. I am the son of Ronald Jones and the late Linda Sue Jones, and the grandson of the late Jim and Ruth Jones. I have been involved in public service most of my life. I served as a dispatcher under former Sheriff Swain. After that I became a volunteer firefighter. Over the years I responded to hundreds of wrecks, fires, and helped raise money for churches, needy families, and people who had just lost everything. I have hundreds of hours of life saving training that I could put to good use as your constable.

WILSON: I'm 45 years of age, married with children. Achievements — Not much, managed to live in the county which has a poor economy. I do own a junk store. Qualifications — Well I use to work for Blue Diamond Coal Co. as a security guard and with the Stearns Watch why my Dad first started it for six years.

KIDD: I am a 1998 graduate of McCreary Central. I am the son of Curtis Kidd Jr. and Mae Kidd. I am married to Jessica Roberts Kidd. We have three children and reside in Revelo. I have attained the rank of 4th degree black belt and I am the instructor at the Shaolin Kung-Fu School of Martial Arts in Whitley City. In 2008 I was inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame I am currently employed as a Deputy Jailer at McCreary County Detention Center.

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