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Aldermen at their regular Wilkinson County Fire Co- "Once conditions improve monthly meeting held on ordinator Mary Frederick. the ban will be lifted," Fred- Tuesday, August 4. A "no burn restriction" erick stated. "Until thatAdministrator Lewis' means that no burning is allowed during this restric- time, no burning of any purpose of appearing be- kind outdoors is allowed." fore the town governing body was to report that the county was working with a possible commercial de- velopment in the corporate Bd. Of A limits of the town. Lewis said, "Thank you for allowing me to come be- fore the mayor and board. I am here not asking for ac- tion tonight, but to let the board know that the county has a possible commercial prospect in the town lim- its. I am asking, on behalf of the Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors, if the town would consider grant- ing variances in the town's zoning and preservation Anthony stated that they ordinances which would al- would support this venture, low us to acquire property while Alderman Gene Lof- in the town which would be ton said he could not state suitable for this prospect." his preference at this time Lewis asked, "If this stating that he needs more prospect works out, would information. Woodville the town agree to consider Mayor Gary D'Aquilla said variances of these two ordi- he would be in favor of this nances to allow the devel- proposed project. Alderman opment of suitable land in Will Carter was absent from the town?" the meeting. Woodville Aldermen Rus- sell Fry and Earl Dean (Confinued on Page 2) At 3:32 p.m. on Monday, August 10, Entergy lost power to 654 customers in the Woodville area due to a lie Arel O ] ing customers received I ~!! ~il ~] powerThe majorityby 9 p.m. of the power !~ ::i ~: :: ;~ :~ :~:i~ ~: ::iil ili~i i~i: ~iiiii:~ i~ii ...................... ~: ~:,~:::~ ~ ~!i~iI i~:: ~iii~:/ii~~i~ ~i~:~'~'~i~'~"~':~i~*~:~"ii~'~'~":i~ii~::: ~ ~:: iiiiiiiiii!il, ii ii;!ii i~" i':ii' ~ ii ii'.ii =i ill i !i outages were due to tree strong thunderstorm which limbs on the power lines on moved through southwest Depot and Natchez Streets Mississippi, reported En- in Woodville and in the tergy representative Tim Whitaker Road area. Runnels. "Entergy has an electron- After receiving the out- ic device called an Intel- age report Entergy sent en- liRupter that monitors the gineers, two contract crews power lines and can switch and additional Entergy to alternate power sources lineman to assist in resto- when needed. In this case, ration efforts, the device worked great by At 5:18 p.m., power was restoring power quickly to restored to approximately customers along highway 530 of the 654 affected cus- 24 east of Woodville," said tomers. Most of the remain- Runnels. Kimberly Jackson leading our school district through very challenging Thanks Voters times. "Using innuendo, third I am taking this opportu- person hearsay, unsubstan- nity to say "THANK YOU" tiated charges, and anony- for the overwhelming show mous resources my oppo- of confidence the voters of nents have used malicious Wilkinson County have tactics to smear me as super- shown to me. I am honored intendent. by the trust that you all have ' et, as Superintendent, I placed in me. However, the have led Wilkinson County journey does not stop here. Schools through very tough This was only the Primary times. Tough times which in- Election. I am humbly ask- cluded as follows: ing for your SUPPORT and * Economic Down-Turn VOTE on Tuesday, Novem- Several Lawsuits ber 3, 2015, as I run for High Student Dropout Superintendent of Education (Continued on Page 2) in the General Election. With your support we can make a difference. Once again, thank Angela Baker Brooks you for all your hard work, belief in my vision, outstand- Thanks Voters Of ing support and your vote! Senate District 38 On November 3, 2015, vote, Khnber]y Jackson, Su- perintendent of Education! To the voters of District New Leader. New Vision. 38: Thank you for your sup- New Direction. port of my candidacy at the polls during the primary , . . election on August 4, 2015. Your support is still needed for the run-off election on SUIt. SCOTT SEEKS August 25, 2015, and I am 3RD TERM TO LEAD thanking you in advance for SUCCESSFUL DISTRICT it again. Angela Baker BROOKS for Senate, District 38. * * * LEE O. DIXON THAN KS VOTERS FOR THEIR SUPPORT "I, Superintendent Timo- thy T. Scott, take this means to solicit your prayers, sup- port, and vote in the upcom- ing General Election to be held on November 3, 2015. My platform is based on leadership and experience as I have been targeted for Wilkinson County West District Justice Court Judge Lee O. Dixon has issued the following statement to the voters following his victory in the Tuesday, August 4, 2015, Democratic First Pri- mary Election. "I want to sincerely thank each and every one of you who went to the polls on Au- gust 4 and marked your bal- lot for me. Your vote of con- fidence was overwhelming. "I am now asking that you return to the polls on Tuesday, November 3, and vote for me again. "May God bless each and every one of you." Respectfully, Lee O. Dixon Mayor's Corner Woodville Mayor Gary "We are asking all of the D'Aquilla has issued a no- losing candidates to take tice to candidates who were down their signs. If not unsuccessful in their bid for done in a timely manner public office in the Tuesday, the town crews will take August 4, primary election, them down," said Mayor These candidates must D'Aqnilla. immediately remove their If you have any questions political signs from city please call the town hall at streets and rights of way. 601-888-3338. O ~D GO , FOR GOVERNOR Robert Gray 174 314 83 155 Valerie Adream Smartt Short 117 131 21 75 Vicki Slater 58 84 23 59 FOR LT, GOVERNOR Jelani Barr 92 118 28 79 ! Tim Johnson 244 386 95 197 FOR SECRETARY OF STATE ' Charles E. Graham 318 476 117 266 FOR ATFORNEY GENERAL Jim Hood 336 521 129 272 FOR STATE AUDITOR Jocelyn Pepper Pritchett 320 481 117 258 FOR COM. OF AGRICULTURE Addie Lee Green 323 478 114 263 FOR PUBLIC SERVICE COM. (SOUTHERN) Thomas 'Tom' Blanton 322 481 116 259 FOR TRANSPORTATION COM (SOUTHERN) Chad Toney 323 504 119 262 FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY DISTRICT SIX ~ "~ ~" Ronnie L. Harper 345 546 138 .e_ = 153 201 258 140 205 1683 62 79 163 59 107 814 59 71 99 43 72 568 57 68 104 58 93 697 203 '268 396 188 282 2259 224 321 473 228 354 2777 252 344 478 254 376 2962 235 318 467 232 359 2787 234 323 470 235 359 2799 235 326 473 235 353 2800 247 330 471 237 363 2856 284 262 971 503 .275 377 3101 FOR SENATE. DIST. 38 Angela Baker Brooks 96 131 50 140 Albert Eubanks 18 30 4 7 Gregory Harris 37 66 21 43 Daryl L. Porter, Jr. 81 120 24 40 Tammy Felder Witherspoon 139 201 26 56 FOR REPRESENTATIVE DIST. 96 Angela Cockerham 368 556 134 286 FOR CHANCERY CLERK Thomas C. (Mr. T) Tolliver, Jr. 377 539 126 290 FOR CIRCUIT CLERK J. Lynn Delaney 245 326 44 180 Brian L. Dooley 68 189 81 114 Denise Allen Poole 85 108 39 44 FOR CORONER Emerson "Trae" Delaney, III 144 144 28 144 Rev. Nolan Thompson, Jr. 252 396 126 193 FOR PROSECUTING ATrY. Holmes Sturgeon 344 545 148 272 FOR SHERIFF Calvin Gaines 91 135 24 78 Reginald (Pip) Jackson 254 256 74 198 Travis Sharp 76 261 73 72 FOR SUPT, OF EDUCATION Kimberly M. Jackson 277 389 47 165 Charles E. Johnson 74 161 101 129 Anne~eM. Dillon Underwood 34 44 13 28 FOR ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR Jeremy Jarrod Ephion 309 340 84 251 Russell H. Ford 20 43 20 38 Treva P. Reid 75 253 62 53 FOR EAST JCJ Charlie Henley 212 253 Ernest H. 'Ernie' Smith 184 365 FOR WEST JCJ Linda Ferguson Boyd 9 134 Marketta Clark-Coleman 8 52 Lee Dixon 152 t 54 FOR EAST CONSTABLE Johnny Clark 308 359 John R. McKinney 82 334 FOR WEST CONSTABLE Quinette 'Taye" Anthony 42 143 "Chilly" Willie Thompson 111 195 FOR SUPERVISOR 1ST MC Adams, Jr. 92 Earnest Newman, Jr. 312 FOR SUPERVISOR 2ND Michael "Mike" Quirk 57 John Matthews Selvage 50 Marvin Tolliver 236 FOR SUPERVISOR 3RD William M. "Bill" Bankston 317 Venton "Bubba" McNabb 327 FOR SUPERVISOR 4TH Robed E. Morgan 107 FOR SUPERVISOR 5TH L. C. Clark Jennings (Jenn) Nettles 102 131 240 92 161 1143 18 14 19 6 8 124 52 66 61 40 52 438 41 62 95 49 67 579 59 87 463 85 102 1218 268 375 547 280 398 3212 263 391 569 276 403 3234 148 207 421 162 277 2010 108 183 130 130 106 1109 52 57 127 33 87 632 76 96 140 45 142 959 215 328 531 277 316 2634 255 382 528 277 378 3129 38 61 142 65 127 761 135 200 443 157 262 1979 144 185 96 111 85 1103 168 184 337 173 252 1992 112 190 250 114 143 1274 23 43 49 20 53 307 162 267 569 211 371 2564 28 36 25 12 21 243 124 134 79 105 78 963 134 57 656 172 249 970 17 136 51 90 437 61 226 80 139 566 43 299 190 224 1062 151 113 931 146 182 744 58 260 81 207 791 63 397 239 300 1305 167 259 117 429 46 103 33 83 367 603 317 327 149 179 328 165 259 424 498 605 NOTICE: Election Return counts listed are corn lete exce for five affidavit ballots