NAME: Brian Davis AGE: 34 ADDRESS: Cleveland OCCUPATION: Kelly's Construction FAMILY: Wife Dawn, son Logan EDUCATION: Graduate J.D. Darnall High School POLITICAL PARTY:Independent OFFICE SOUGHT: Cleveland Village Board trustee PRIOR OFFICE:None WHY RUNNING: To make sure the residents of Cleveland have a voice. I feel I would be better able to help maintain a trustworthy local government. KEY ISSUE:I am concerned at this time of the transparency of checkbooks and allocation of funds. I would like to help improve the quality of local government in Cleveland. COMMENTS: I have been a resident of Cleveland for 34 years.I have a concern for how our local government has been run for the last few years and I would like to help change that for the better.
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn. 1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.