Hinkson also noted that Strawn ISD has, “been without strong leadership for about three years. We need someone strong to step into place and find a balance between sports and academics.”
“In my heart, I feel like we have good, adequate facilities here,” Alison said. “Five million, to me, is above and beyond and will have a dire effect on a lot of people in this community.”
But a few community members shared their concern about the facilities and children’s security in them.
The bond election, as well as school board election is May 11.
The district has two at-large places contested by incumbent board members Craig Abbott and Tina Spakes and former board member Reese Sparks.
Early voting by appearance for Strawn ISD’s May 11 uniform election begins April 29 and goes through May 7. It takes place at Strawn City Hall, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each weekday.
Mail-in ballots must be received on May 3. For more information on obtaining a ballot by mail, call the Palo Pinto County Elections Office at (940) 659-1217.