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Kathy Chism seeks MS Senate District 3 seat

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

I am happy to announce that I, Kathy Chism, am running for the 2019 Republican Primary Election MS District 3 Senator. With 29 years business ownership, 11 years as a Realtor, and 61 years as part of the District 3 community, I feel I am well qualified to do the best job possible with your best interest at heart. I [Continue Reading]

U.S. Rep. Kelly Announces 116th Congress Committee Assignments

February 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (MS-01) recently announced he has retained his committee assignments from the 115th Congress and will serve on the House Committee on Agriculture, the House Armed Services Committee, and the House Small Business Committee. Subcommittee assignments will be released later this month. Upon [Continue Reading]

Creekmore running for District 14 seat in state legislature

January 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany businessman Sam Creekmore IV has qualified to run as state representative for District 14, which covers most of Union County. Running as a Republican, Creekmore seeks to replace Margaret Rogers, who is retiring after having served four terms. Creekmore is a graduate of Mississippi State University, with a [Continue Reading]

Jeff Olson qualifies for state senate seat

January 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Jeff Olson of New Albany has qualified to run in the 2019 Republican Primary Election as Mississippi State Senator for District 3. District 3 includes Union County, Benton County and the northern portion of Pontotoc County, including the City of Pontotoc. Nickey Browning, a former Democrat and now a Republican, is the [Continue Reading]

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Don’t talk to news reporters

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

During the 1980s and early 1990s, I worked in Montgomery, Alabama for the two daily newspapers, the Alabama Journal and the Montgomery Advertiser. The publisher, the boss, was a guy named Doyle Harvill. While I was still working there, the always colorful Harvill resigned to accept the job of publisher of the Tampa [Continue Reading]

103-year-old voter, Macie Ferrell, cast her ballot on election day

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Macie Ferrell of the Beacon Hill community was one of the 8,388 Union County voters who cast ballots Tuesday, Nov. 6th. Ms Ferrell is 103 years old. She voted at the precinct located at the Beacon Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Ms Ferrell is believed to be the oldest Union County voter go out to vote yesterday. [Continue Reading]

Union County MS 2018 midterm election results

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Fifty-four percent of Union County’s 15,542 registered voters turned out for yesterday’s general election, an unusually high number for a “mid-term” election. A hotly contested race for an open U.S. Senate seat, and a challenge to an incumbent District Three circuit judge appeared to be the [Continue Reading]

Mississippi Senate race analysis: polls predict 2 party run-off

November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

The “jungle primary” tomorrow, Nov.6, is perhaps the most interesting, most important Mississippi U.S. Senate contest in at least 100 years. It’s called a jungle primary because it’s more or less a free-for-all, in which candidates run without party identification on the ballot. However, two of [Continue Reading]
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