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Candidates to speak at Union County Courthouse

June 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republican Women will hold a state candidates forum on Monday night, June 24, 2019. It will be held in the courtroom of the Union county courthouse at 6 PM. The forum will be moderated by Dr. Jason Dees. Confirmed candidate participants are: Gubernatorial – Robert Foster, Bill Waller Secretary [Continue Reading]

Senator Thad Cochran dies at age 81

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments Editor’s Note:  Much has been published since the death early yesterday of Mississippi’s Senator Thad Cochran. By far the best story we have seen is by, which includes many details of his long and distinguished service to the State of Mississippi and to the U. S. [Continue Reading]

Mississippi establishes Pennebaker Memorial Highway

May 29, 2019 // 1 Comment

New Albany MS – Pennebaker Memorial Highway dedication June 7 WHO: Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, Rep. Margaret Rogers, Judge Michael Mills. WHAT: Tagert and other speakers will give remarks during the John D. Pennebaker Memorial Highway Dedication. The event is open to the public. WHERE: The [Continue Reading]

Republicans to hold Republicans-only candidate meeting

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republicans will hold what is being called a “local candidates forum” May 16, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Union County courthouse. The meeting will include Republican Party candidates ONLY. This is according to information provided to by Clay Hardy, chairman of the Union [Continue Reading]

Passing the buck in Mississippi – whenever the bucks go missing

April 26, 2019 // 1 Comment

The art of Passing the Buck   Passing the buck: At last, Mississippi’s state government is among the nation’s best at something. It knows how to bask in the limelight, be it real or imagined. It also adept at passing the buck when daylight shines on its problems. The legislature recently passed, and [Continue Reading]

County board 1 April 2019: Pit bulls, politics and public money

April 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

County Board 1 April 2019: The lead-off item at the Monday meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors was a complaint about a dog. The animal is said to be menacing a rural neighborhood. Susan Brockway said her family lives north of the New Albany limits near Highway 15. The owner of a dog, described by her as a [Continue Reading]

2019 Union County election: fewer candidates, fewer GOP hopefuls

March 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The ballots for the August 2019 Union County election primary will have the names of far fewer candidates than did those printed for 2015 primaries. That year 54 candidates sought office, but only 29 people are running for Union County jobs in 2019. Less interest in public service than four years ago? Economy [Continue Reading]

Jeff Mitchell qualifies for MS Senate District 3 seat

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Today I would like to announce that I have signed and delivered my qualification papers to run for the State Senate seat being vacated this fall by Ashley’s uncle. As a True, Christian Constitutional Conservative candidate, I’d like to ask for your support in my candidacy for State Senate, District 3. I am a [Continue Reading]
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