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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.