Candidates seeking election

Calcasieu Sheriff

Elizabeth Gray-Carrier of DeQuincy has announced that she is running for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff.

Gray-Carrier is a life time resident of DeQuincy. She is the oldest of three children of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Gray, Jr.

She graduated from DeQuincy High School and was 1997 Graduate from the La. P.O.S.T. Academy.

She had numerous training while with the Sheriff’s Office but considers C.I.T. training the most valuable. She retired after 21 years of service which included 15 years as Supervisor for the Sheriff’s Dept.

She attends Evergreen Baptist Church and is a member of P.R.D.&G. Alumni Association

Gray-Carrier has two children and one grandchild.

Police Jury District 11

Tony O’Banion announces that he is a candidate for Calcasieu Parish Police Jury District 11. The election will be held Saturday, Oct. 12.

O’Banion is a resident of Starks. He is vice president of the Board Commissioners for the Calcasieu Parish Jury Ward 5 Community Center and Playground District. He is a member and past president of the Business and Civic Association, President of the Starks Summer Baseball program, and Assistant Chief of the Calcasieu Parish District 1 of Ward 5 Fire Protection.

He is a Louisiana High School Athletic Association Baseball CECP Assistant Coach and an active supporter of his local community and schools. He is the owner of McMillan Equipment.

O’Banion is married to Stacie Ashworth O’Banion and they have six children.