JDC election commissioners sworn in
The five Jefferson Davis County election commissioners were sworn in on Jan. 4, by 15th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Prentiss G. Harrell. Pictured are from left: District 5 Mattie Lewis, District 4 Stephen Abram, District 3 Towonder Applewhite, District 2 Ralph Hanegan, District 1 Linda Speights and Judge Prentiss G. Harrell. Linda Speights will serve as chairperson of the commissioners; Ralph Hanegan will serve as secretary. Jefferson Davis County District 5 School Board member Von Norwood was sworn in at a later ceremony on Jan. 11 by 13th Judicial District Chancery Court Judge Gerald Martin.