Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host a forum for candidates seeking
the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate at 6:45 p.m., Monday, February 29 in the
Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg campus.
Six of the seven candidates seeking the nomination have confirmed their participation.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has been invited but has yet to confirm his attendance. Those
participating include: Rory Houlihan, Jeff Kender, Ron Leach, Tom Recktenwald, Grant
Short and Sellus Wilder.
Ralph Davis (EKB), Andrea Saddler (The Floyd County Times), Mary Meadows (The Floyd
County Chronicle) and Neil Middleton (WYMT-TV) will constitute the panel of journalist.
Dr. Thomas Matijasic, professor of history at BSCTC, said the forum will allow eastern
Kentuckians the opportunity to listen to candidates and their respective platforms
as it relates to the issues affecting them.
The forum is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Dr. Matijasic at (606) 889-4768 or email email@example.com