Recovering Nunnelee seeks third term

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee says he is still able to perform his duties representing...

By Robbie Ward Daily Journal TUPELO – Deep South Democrats channeled their inner fire and brimstone revival speeches Thursday, asking longtime supporters to believe in miracles. An all-star cast of Northeast Mississippi Democrats asked the crowd to believe a former U.S. Congressman and chancery clerk from Prentiss County could defeat a six-term incumbent Thad Cochran. […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has $550,864 in cash on hand and is still raising funds as his bid for a seventh term enters the final stretch. Wednesday was the deadline for federal candidates to file their latest round of campaign finance reports. Neither Cochran’s campaign […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal District 18 Chancery Court voters will have plenty of options when the Nov. 4 general election comes around with five candidates seeking two judge positions. Three female challengers hope to unseat male incumbents Glenn Alderson, Place 1, and Robert Whitwell, Place 2. District 18 covers Benton, Calhoun, Lafayette, Marshall and […]

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By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal CORINTH – Ralph Dance was elected Corinth police chief and Leroy “Mike” Hopkins was returned to office as at-large alderman after Tuesday’s general election. Unofficial totals show Dance, currently chief of detectives, received 1,354 votes, which includes machine totals and absentee ballots, while his opponent, Fred Gooch, a police department […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood will be the keynote speaker at a Get Out The Vote rally Thursday at the BancorpSouth Arena sponsored by the Lee County Democratic Party. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event, which includes a fish fry and musical entertainment, begins at 6 p.m. Hood will […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – It may be nothing more than tilting at windmills, but a coalition announced recently a new effort to get the Legislature to expand Medicaid in Mississippi. The MS Left Me Out coalition, which includes the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program, Center for Justice, American Cancer Society, the […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. today at Corinth City Hall for the general election to fill the last two offices to determine city leadership for the next four years. Democratic candidate Ralph Dance, chief of detectives for the Corinth Police Department, and Republican Fred Gooch, a sergeant with CPD, are […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Corinth residents will know who will guide the city for the next four years after Tuesday’s general election. Two offices with a Democrat and a Republican candidate remain to be decided by voters: chief of police and at-large alderman. Both police chief candidates – Capt. Ralph […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Compared to the Republican primary earlier this year, Democratic challenger Travis Childers of Booneville and six-term incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran have been conducting stealth campaigns for the Nov. 4 general election. At this stage before the June 3 primary, Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel, and […]