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Richton ready for this weekend’s Food on Front Festival.

From Staff Reports Great food will not be the only thing on the menu at this Saturday’s Food on Front Festival, but it will certainly be at the top of the list. The third annual event, which features an assortment of food truck vendors, arts and crafts booths, live music and other entertainment, is set…

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Richton’s Strickland Pharmacy celebrating Golden Anniversary

By ANNETTE HARVISON / Dispatch Contributor __________ Just before the holidays began last year, one community business began its 50th year of service to local residents. In October 1973, a young couple moved into town, with hopes and ambitions of living a good life in a small town while serving the community at the same time.…

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County’s legislative contingent tabbed for key committee positions

By RUSSELL TURNER / Dispatch Editor __________ Legislative leaders in Jackson announced the committee assignments for state representatives and senators last week and Perry County appears well represented. Senator Dennis DeBar Jr., (R-Leakesville), will remain as the chairman of the powerful Senate Education Committee as Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann kept most of the chairman of key…

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Curtis R. Gates seeking Dist. 2 Constable post

Special to The Dispatch __________ Hello Perry County voters! I am Curtis R. Gates, and I am so glad to announce I am running for Dist. 2 Constable (all south Perry County). First, I would like to thank those of you that voted for me in the August 2023 Primary Election, and we won that…

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James Garner thanks Dist. 4 voters

Special to The Dispatch __________ I, James Garner, would like to thank the voters of Dist. 4 in Perry County for the support you gave me in the primary election. It was an honor getting out into the district meeting and talking with you. Again, thank you. James Garner   Paid political advertisement by James…

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Keith Evans thanks Dist. 3 voters

Special to The Dispatch __________ District 3 Supervisor candidate Keith Evans said that while he was disappointed with the outcome of the Republican Primary, he was appreciative of every resident who went to the polls to participate in the process and escpecially to the voters who supported his candidacy. Evans said he is thankful for…

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Richard Lott humbled by support, ready to serve another term

Special to The Dispatch __________ Dear Voters: I wanted to take this opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ for the overwhelming support shown for me during the Republican Primary. I am humbled by the confidence you the voters of Dist. 4 have in my ability to continue representing you on the county Board of Supervisors and…

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