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Jacobs picks up petition for alderman race
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The longest-serving member of the city council has picked up a qualifying petition to run for re-election this year.Shawn Jacobs was first elected to the seat in 2009, and is now serving his second term in the office, having been re-elected to the post in 2011.Jacobs is also police and fire commissioner, serves on the Smithville Planning Commission, the Smithville Municipal Airport Committee, and is vice-chairman of Smithville Crime-Stoppers.He's a graduate of DeKalb County High School and has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State University. He's also done graduate work in sociology and education.