announces for council seat
...Carl H. Graves
has announced his
candidacy for the Ward 1, Position 2 seat on the Mountain Home City Council
moved to Mountain Home from Chicago in 2000.He
regularly attends meetings of the council, the water, sewer and street committees, and the city Planning Commission.
Graves wants to be more involved in council proceedings and, as alderman, he
can help the council differentiate between "wants" and "needs" as city business relates to the people of Mountain Home.
"I'm retired," he
said, "So I plan to be a full-time council member if elected."Graves
served in the U.S. Marine Corps
for six years.He
married shortly after his
discharge from the Marines.He
wife Pat have been married 47 years and they have three children and eight grandchildren.
Graves' career included fueling aircraft at Midway Airport in Chicago and driving an 18-wheeler for 35 years.He
was involved with Boy Scouts of America
in Chicago when his
sons were young.Here, he's a member of Elks Lodge 1714, Twin Lakes Marines and Mountain Home Rod and Reel Club.
"I have always worked hard for everything I have," Graves