This week, Chris Hayer of rural Sparta announced his intent to run for Randolph County Commissioner in 2024.
A lifelong resident of Randolph County, he is part of the sixth generation of farmers in his family, who have been farming here for over 200 years.
In addition to farming, Hayer works for his wife Emily’s company, Hayer LLC. This is a utility construction company that does electrical substation construction and excavation for utilities all over Illinois and Missouri. The business has been a member of the Red Bud Chamber of Commerce since 2014.
For more on Hayer, please see this week’s print edition.