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Monday, May 25, 2015

Baretta Mosley

Final three aldermen file for re-election

All seven aldermen and Mayor Pat Patterson have qualified to run in this summer’s election for another four-year term. (January 25, 2013, Page 2A)

Absentee voters down statewide

While absentee voting is down statewide, Lafayette County has held steady in its absentee voter numbers. Deadline to vote absentee is Nov. 3. (October 24, 2012, Page 1, 2)

ADA compliance a battle for civil rights for all

Stacey Reycraft, a longtime advocate for the rights of people with disabilities, writes a guest column about accessibility to voting precinct sites around the county as well as the ongoing battle to help those with disabilities. (October 10, 2012, Page 4)

County officials craft solid budget

Editor Don Whitten praises the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and all of the county officials and department heads who worked together to come up with a budget for the upcoming fiscal year that allows the county to actually lower its millage rate. (September 17, 2012, Page 4A)

More records placed online

Criminal and civil cases through the Third District Circuit Court in Lafayette County are now available online through Delta Computer Systems. Joining them on the information highway are the Lafayette County general and vendor ledgers through Three Rivers Planning and Development District. (February 20, 2012, Page 1A, 10A)

Mosley quietly makes history


Lafayette County Circuit Court Clerk Baretta Mosley talks about her first five weeks in office and being the first African American person to win a county-wide election in today’s EAGLE. (February 7, 2012, Page 1)

Officials take oath of office

Several Lafayette County officials were sworn in Tuesday by Chancery Court Judge Glen Alderson at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. Several others will be sworn in today. (December 28, 2011, Page 1)

East to remain sheriff of Lafayette County

Sheriff F.D. “Buddy” East was re-elected for another term Tuesday night. East has been sheriff for almost 40 years. Also winning in last night’s election was Baretta Mosley, for Lafayette County Circuit Court Clerk and incumbant Justice Court Judge Mickey Avent. (November 9, 2011, Page 3)

Voters to decide if IDs necessary

Initiative 27 will be decided by voters on whether voters should show photo identification at the polls. This is the third in a series of stories on the referendums and the candidates that will be on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. (November 3, 2011, Page 1)

All opposed candidates file campaign reports

For the first time this election year, all opposed candidates have filed their campaign reports on time with the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. (October 12, 2011, Page 1)

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