South Central Telephone announces trustees

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 South Central RTC’s Annual Meeting was held at the Cave City Convention Center Oct. 4.

The results of the mail ballot trustee election were announced. In District IV (Summer Shade, Edmonton and Center Exchanges) candidates were incumbent trustee Charles Knight, Billy Branstetter and Ronnie R. Tucker, with Knight receiving 589 votes, Branstetter 251 votes and Tucker 998 votes. In District VII (Buffalo and Magnolia Exchanges), candidates were incumbent trustee Joel Dixon and Connie O. Kersey with Dixon receiving 437 votes and Kersey 160 votes. The president declared Tucker and Dixon elected as trustees.

The Cooperative’s General Manager David R. Davis reported that SCRTC is continuing to upgrade services, converting customers to the new IPTV service and trying to get as much fiber optic cable built as possible.

Corporate Attorney Bobby Richardson gave a legal report on the compensation and responsibility of board trustees.

Following the business meeting, drawings were held for a grand prize of a 42-inch LCD HD color TV which was won by Mrs. Lawrence Thomas of the Magnolia exchange.  At the Board’s annual re-organizational meeting Zack Kender was elected as president, Dixon was elected as vice president, Stanley Greer elected as secretary-treasurer and Jerry Polson was elected as assistant secretary-treasurer.