The candidates' answers to a series of questions can be found in the election grid on Page B3.
NEW PALESTINE — The differences between the two candidates running for Southern Hancock School Board could not be more distinct.
Longtime board member Barbara Snyder backs the current administration and defends the difficult decisions officials have made to deal with budget problems, including voting in 2011 to close a school.
Her opponent, Larry Lee, has been a frequent critic of the board’s decisions, and his disapproval of Superintendent Jim Halik’s performance is well-documented. He has publicly called for Halik to be replaced.