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Official election results show every vote does count

Walters is outright winner in Dist. 5 after final votes tallied.   Endorsement in sheriff’s race creates stir. From Staff Reports __________ Anyone who says a single vote doesn’t count, needs to take a look at the race for the Dist. 5 seat on the Perry County Board of Supervisors. Election officials, candidates and interested voters…

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Garner defeats Nobles in sheriff’s race to advance to General Election Shows and Lott re-elected as county supervisors, while Wise and Williams head for runoff Goodin outpaced by Burch in Dist. 105 race, but makes runoff   From Staff Reports __________ Perry County will have a new top cop in January after incumbent Sheriff Mitch…

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McInnis turning heads with series of how-to outdoor videos

By ANNETTE HARVISON Dispatch Staff __________ A series of how-to hunting, fishing and trapping videos is building a bit of notoriety for a local resident and avid sportsman. But, while some of his viewers may get locked in on his perceived handicap, his focus and purpose for creating the videos is to share a passion for…

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