Potter seeks constable position in new 6th District

From Staff Reports

   Ross Potter, 131 Suess Road, has announced his candidacy for re-election as constable in the new 6th District, which includes Valley Forge, Hampton, Little Milligan and Elk Mills.
   Potter, who is commander of the Carter County Constables Association, has served as constable in the 6th District since 1982. He is a life member of the Hampton-Valley Forge Fire Department and member of Hampton Baptist Church.
   Potter was born and grew up in Hampton, and has strong ties to there as well as Little Milligan and Elk Mills. He served four years with the Navy during the Korean War as Pipe Fitter 2nd Class and left the Navy with an honorable discharge. He and his wife of 54 years, the former Faye Johnson, live in Valley Forge.
   "Crime prevention is everybody's business," Potter said. "With the help of the people and other law enforcement officers, I'll try to make Carter County a better place to live.
   "If re-elected, I will continue to be a working constable and will serve these communities in the same manner that I have served Valley Forge and East Side in the past. I want to thank all of the people, churches, schools and businesses which have cooperated with me to make the district and county a better place to live. Thanks for your support in the past and I'm asking for your vote and support again," Potter said.