Coppell Student Media

Unofficial election results show Hunt as new Coppell mayor

May 14, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell’s city council will be plagued with new faces, as early election results show Gary Roden and Karen Hunt taking the lead in their respective elections and a runoff election scheduled for two Place 3 hopefuls. Results show mayoral hopeful Karen Hunt with...

City gears up for May 12 voting

May 7, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor With May’s primary election day just around the corner, some Coppell residents have more on their minds than just the next possible GOP candidate. Threatening a large change in city government, fivecity council seats, including the mayoral position, are up for grabs. Though...

Hunt files against Tunnell for Coppell Mayor

Hunt files against Tunnell for Coppell Mayor

March 5, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Councilman Karen Hunt has filed to run against Marsha Tunnell for the position of Coppell mayor. Current Mayor Doug Stover will not be seeking reelection next year. Karen Hunt has served on Coppell City Council since May of 2008 and has worked as a banker in DFW for over 30 years.  She is currently the Coppell Market President for F...

Tunnell enters race for Coppell mayor

February 20, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Marsha Tunnell, a 16 year Coppell city council member, has announced her entry in to the race for mayor. Current Coppell mayor Doug Stover has taken on a new job that requires a majority of his time and as a result, will not be running for reelection. Before being elected to city council in 1995, Tunnell spent nine years on the Planning and Zoning Commission, and served as chair for two ...

Mayor Pro Tem gives state of the city address

February 6, 2012

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Marsha Tunnell, Coppell’s Mayor Pro Tem, filled in for Mayor Doug Stover on Feb. 3 to deliver the state of the city address at the Coppell Senior Center. Tunnell spoke of the various accomplishments of Coppell as well as multiple plans the city will be launching for...

Register to make a change in Coppell

February 3, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer As students in high school, some of us, myself included, do not care much about politics until they start affecting us personally.  One of these moments is when you turn 18 and the time to have your political opinion noticed  finally arrives.  While the Presidential...