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3rd District Circuit Court

Burglar to spend six years behind bars

One of three men charged in a rash of burglaries in the winter of 2009 pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six years in prison during the July Court Term. Read about his conviction and other cases heard during court term in today’s EAGLE. (August 12, 2011, Page 1A, 5A)

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    New public defender appointed for Circuit Court

    Attorney Josh Turner wanted to give back to the community where he was born and raised.

    Now he has his chance.

    On Monday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved hiring Turner to be the new public defender for the 3rd District Circuit Court, a position held for almost six years by attorney Ken Coghlan who resigned last month. (October 7, 2010, Page 5)

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      Registration for November election ends Saturday

      The last day to register to vote in the upcoming general election on Nov. 2 is this Saturday.

      The Lafayette County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday to accommodate last-minute voter registrations.

      Those wishing to vote absentee must have their ballots mailed in enough time for them to be at the Circuit Clerk’s Office by Nov. 1. The office will be open 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 23 and Oct. 30 to allow voters to come in and vote absentee. (September 29, 2010, Page 1)

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        Drug Court oversight changes

        Lafayette County no longer to serve as administrator: Despite a plea by the Lafayette County supervisors for a second chance to be the lead county for the 3rd District Drug Court, Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth said Union County will take the responsibility for administering federal funds for the program. (September 1, 2010, Page 1)

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          Supervisors want to keep Drug Court here

          Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth filed a “cease and decist” order against the Layfayette County Board of Supervisors. Howorth claims that the supervisors continually interfere with court operations since the current board took office in 2008. (July 15, 2010, Page 1)

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            Candidates for judicial races set

            With the deadline to qualify for the 2010 election over, voters now know who will be competing in the judicial races this fall. (May 11, 2010, Page 2)

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              Three more qualify for regional judge race

              The race for Third District Circuit Court is heating up with three more attorneys qualifying for the November election: John A. Gregory, Dave Rozier and Kent A. Smith. Local voters will decide who will get a judicial seat in the Third District Circuit Court, which covers seven counties — Lafayette, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Marshall, Tippah and Union. Currently there are three seats for the Third Circuit. (March 4, 2010, Page 1)

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                Circuit court goes online

                Thanks to a partnership with Delta Computer Systems, Lafayette County Circuit Court has joined the 21st century. Now anyone can access criminal and civil court records online from the Third Circuit Court District, which includes Lafayette County. (March 1, 2010, Page 1)

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