Parson Picks Up For Circuit Court Clerk; Hague For County Mayor; Epperson For Register Of Deeds

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Ron Parson, an administrator in the sheriff's office, has picked up to run in the Republican primary for Circuit Court clerk. County Commissioner Larry Henry is also in the race.

Daniel Hague, an assistant city fire chief, has picked up to run against incumbent County Mayor Jim Coppinger.

Ryan Epperson picked up for register of deeds. Pam Hurst is seeking re-election. 

New entries for County Commission include two Democrats in District 7. They include former City Councilman John R. Taylor Sr. and Pat Fountain.

County Commission

District 1

Randy Fairbanks (R)

Fred Skillern (R)

District 2

Jim Fields (R)

District 3

Marty Haynes (R)

District 4 

Warren Mackey (D)

Kirkland Robinson (D)

District 5

Greg Beck (D)

Isiah Hester (D)

District 6

Joe Graham (R)

John Allen Brooks (D)

District 7

Pat Fountain (D)

Perry Perkins (R)

Phil Smartt (R)

John R. Taylor Sr. (D)

Sabrena Turner (R)

District 8

Curtis Adams (R)

Tim Boyd (R)

Rusty Munger Jr. (D)

District 9 

Chester Bankston (R)

County Mayor 

Jim Coppinger (R)

Daniel Hague (R)

Sheriff

Jim Hammond (R)

Chris Harvey (R)

County Clerk

Bill Knowles (R)

Trustee

Bill Hullander (R)

Register of Deeds

Pam Hurst (R)

Ryan Epperson (R)

Criminal Court Clerk

Vince Dean (R)

Gwen Tidwell (D)

Brian White (D)

Circuit Court Clerk

Larry Henry (R)

Juvenile Court Clerk

Gary Behler (R)

Public Defender

Steve Smith (R)

District Attorney

Neal Pinkston

Criminal Court Judge

Division 1

Barry Steelman (R)

Division 2

Rebecca Stern (R)

Division 3

Don Poole (D)

Juvenile Court Judge

Rob Philyaw

Circuit Court Judge

Division 1

J.B. Bennett (R)

Catherine Cate White (R)

Division 2

Jeff Hollingsworth (R)

Division 3

Marie Williams (R)

Division 4

Neal Thomas (R)

Chancellor

Part 1

Pam Fleenor (R)

Joe Manuel (R)

Part 2

Jeff Atherton (R)

City Court

Division 1

Sherry Paty

Division 2

Russell Bean



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