Warsaw City Councilman Ron Shoemaker speaks during his town hall meeting Thursday evening. Shoemaker, who is running for Warsaw mayor against incumbent Joe Thallemer, scheduled the two-hour event at the Shrine Building at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds instead of attending a mayoral debate organized by News Now Warsaw at Lakeview Middle School. About 50 people attended in the first half hour, including City Councilwoman Cindy Dobbins, former mayoral candidate Jerry Opperud, County Commissioner Bob Conley and former Fair Board President Mike Loher. The event was emceed by Michael Alspaugh (L), a former mayoral candidate. Shoemaker didn’t give a speech but answered questions from emails read by Alspaugh and then took questions from the audience. Photo by David Slone, Times-Union.
Warsaw City Councilman Ron Shoemaker speaks during his town hall meeting Thursday evening. Shoemaker, who is running for Warsaw mayor against incumbent Joe Thallemer, scheduled the two-hour event at the Shrine Building at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds instead of attending a mayoral debate organized by News Now Warsaw at Lakeview Middle School. About 50 people attended in the first half hour, including City Councilwoman Cindy Dobbins, former mayoral candidate Jerry Opperud, County Commissioner Bob Conley and former Fair Board President Mike Loher. The event was emceed by Michael Alspaugh (L), a former mayoral candidate. Shoemaker didn’t give a speech but answered questions from emails read by Alspaugh and then took questions from the audience. Photo by David Slone, Times-Union.