Two qualify for justice court seat

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 5, 2003

NATCHEZ &045; Former Justice Court Judge Danny Barber on Tuesday threw his hat into the ring, qualifying to run for sheriff of Adams County.

Incumbent Sheriff Tommy Ferrell, state probation and parole Officer Ronnie Brown and Natchez police Officer Charles Woods had already qualified with the Adams County Circuit Clerk’s Office to run for the position.

Also on Tuesday, two people &045; Audrey Minor Bailey and Cane Callon &045; qualified to run for Barber’s justice court post, from which he resigned earlier that day.

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Others who have qualified in the last three weeks included:

4Dwight Arnold and David Atkins, who are running for Adams County supervisor for District 2. Incumbent Virginia Salmon has already qualified.

4Bobby Maples and Rhythell P. Smith, who are running for supervisor of District 3. Incumbent Thomas &uot;Boo&uot; Campbell qualified earlier this year.

4Incumbent Justice Court Judge Mary Lee Toles, who represents the northern district.

4George Washington, who qualified to run for constable of the southeastern district. Incumbent Danny Rollins and challenger Randy Freeman qualified earlier this year.

4Robert &uot;Dog&uot; Dawson, a former appointee to the post, qualified to run again for constable of the southern district. Incumbent Jason Wisner qualified earlier this year.

Incumbents who qualified earlier this year included Circuit Clerk M.L. &uot;Binkey&uot; Vines, Tax Assessor Reynolds Atkins, and supervisors Darryl Grennell of District 4 and Lynwood Easterling of District 5.

Others included Tax Collector Vernona Sanders, Chancery Clerk Tommy O’Beirne; Coroner James E. Lee; Charles Vess, justice court judge for the southern district; and County Prosecuting Attorney J. Barrett Martin.