Reynolds to keep seat as Groves city marshal; Ward 4 winner elected
Norman Reynolds Jr. will retain his seat as city marshal of Groves.
Reynolds came in with 3,573 votes for 68.47% of the ballots cast.
His opponent, longtime lawman Tommy Smith, garnered 1,645 votes for 31.53% of the ballots cast.
Reynolds did not return a call to Port Arthur Newsmedia by 11:30 p.m.
Reynolds started his law enforcement career at the age of 18, having worked for the Griffing Park Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office before coming to Groves.
He is a 1979 graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School and, with the exception of a few years, is a lifelong Groves resident.
Norman Reynolds Jr. is married to Becky Balsano Reynolds and they have five children and one granddaughter.
Dugas narrowly wins Ward 4
Rhonda Dugas earned 53.1 percent of the vote to defeat incumbent Kyle Hollier for the Ward 4 seat on the Groves City Council.
Dugas had 2,554 votes to Hollier’s 2,256.
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