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Parish election qualifying ends

VIDALIA — At the end of qualifying for Concordia Parish’s fall elections Friday, seven races had only one candidate.

The races that had more than one candidate qualify included:

For Vidalia city court marshal: “Jim” Boren and Frank Duson.

For school board district 1, place A: Fred T. Butcher and Lillian Thomas King.

For school board district 3, place B: James H. Cockerham, Cynthia “Cyndie” Dillon and Cheryl Probst.

For school board district 4, place A: Ronnie Bradford and Charles E. Minor.

For school board district 5, place A: Dorothea M. Davis and Martha J. Rabb.

For mayor, Town of Ridgecrest: Brandon Davis and Kevin Graham.

For police chief, Town of Ridgecrest: Dale Cowan and John Smith.

For alderman, Town of Ridgecrest: Gayle Cowan, James Cowan, Robert Maples, Dwayne Sikes, Wanda Smith and Courtney Thompson.

Five candidates for Ridgecrest alderman will be elected.

Those who qualified without an opponent — of whom all are incumbents — include:

George C. Murray, for Vidalia city judge.

Mary H. Campbell, for school board district 1, place B.

Raymond T. Riley, for school board district 2

Gary Parnham, for school board district 3, place A.

Daryle Price, for school board district 4, place B.

Darlene Baker, for school board district 5, place B.

 Gail Pryor, for Town of Ferriday alderman, district C.

The primary will be Oct. 2, and the general election will be Nov. 2.

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