Jim Travis, a 15-year resident of Sherman, will be on the ballot to take Deputy Mayor Pamela Howeth’s seat on the Sherman City Council this November. Howeth represents District 3 on the Council. The deputy mayor has reached her term limit and is not eligible for re-election.

Jim Travis, a 15-year resident of Sherman, will be on the ballot to take Deputy Mayor Pamela Howeth’s seat on the Sherman City Council this November. Howeth represents District 3 on the Council. The deputy mayor has reached her term limit and is not eligible for re-election.


Travis, a father of three children, said he is "willing to serve and (is) looking forward to the opportunity." Travis works for a pest control company in Sherman. The Texan, who was born in Clarksville, said "I have held positions in management, sales and service."


Travis said that he is running for office "to make a difference. … I feel that we must be economically sound for our current citizens and the future generations to come."


Travis said the city’s budget is one of his primary concerns: "I will assist the city in making wise fiscal decisions that affect all of the residents of Sherman."