Lavaca Republicans to host candidate forum

A candidates' forum, sponsored by the Lavaca County Republican Party, will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Englein Haus Cultural Event Center, 115 N. Main St., in Hallettsville.

Expected to be among those attending are U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, of the 27th Congressional District, which includes Lavaca County.

A representative for Ted Cruz, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate also is expected to attend as well as several countywide candidates.

Contested races in Lavaca County include two county commissioner seats, sheriff, a justice of the peace position and a constable.