Northeast Tarrant

Roanoke cancels May election

The city of Roanoke has canceled its May 9 city election because all of the candidates are running unopposed, according to the city.

The following candidates filed for election to the City Council and mayor seats:


Carl “Scooter” Gierisch, 48 (incumbent).

Ward 1

Angie Grimm, 49, a homemaker.

Incumbent Melvin Smith withdrew his application and is not running.

Ward 2

Kirby Smith, 47, a real estate broker (incumbent).

Ward 3

Dion Jones, 46, a manager (incumbent).

Mark David Smith, 817-390-7808

Twitter: @MarkSmith_FWST