West Fork Chooses Mayor; Prairie Grove Grows After Votes

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Mitch McCorkle, longtime fire chief for West Fork, and his wife, Henryetta, vote Tuesday in a special election to decide the mayor of West Fork at The Frank Wenzel Community Center.

West Fork has a new mayor and Prairie Grove will grow by 800 acres after two special elections Tuesday.

At A Glance

By The Numbers

Election Results

West Fork Mayor

• Charlie Rossetti: 330, 72 percent

• Steve Winkler: 127, 28 percent

Prairie Grove Annexation

• For: 84, 55 percent

• Against: 70, 45 percent

Source: Washington County Election Commission

This story is only available from our archives.


« Previous Story

Fayetteville City Council Mulls Temporary Wal...

The City Council next week will consider paying $6,000 per month to lease temporary Walton Arts Center offices. Read »

Next Story »

Panel Talks About Race, Rights

Two local law enforcement officials said their agencies face a big challenge when it comes to maintaining a roster of officers that reflects the demographics of their commu... Read »