Despite stroke, Pruitt files for re-election: In Granbury, candidates file for council, mayor

He was down, but he’s not out.

Dick Pruitt, mayor of deCordova, has filed for re-election despite having suffered a major stroke in January, shortly after the same misfortune befell Granbury Mayor Rickie Pratt.

“He’s doing really well,” said City Secretary Sylvia Hickey.

Hickey said that Pruitt is “completely ambulatory,” meaning that he is not bedridden and is able to walk. His memory was never affected by the stroke, she said, and his speech is improving.


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