Romey Loses Reelection Bid, Burchfield And Prescott Elected To School Board


     One incumbent won and one incumbent lost in Tuesday’s school board and city council election in Hot Springs.

   Losing his reelection bid for City Council Ward 1 was 8-year council veteran Craig Romey, who fell to Hal Glanville 62-56. Turnout, which was limited to voters in Ward 1, was just 13%.

    School Board incumbent Katie Burchfield was the top votegetter among the four candidates for 2 seats.

      Burchfield, on the board for the past 2 years, received 157 votes with the other seat going to Guy Prescott, who got 129 votes. Trailing were Darcy Engel with 115 and David Stewart with 93.