Four running in special election for Ackerman mayor

A mayoral forum will be held eight days before the election.

Posted: Dec 1, 2017 7:34 PM

ACKERMAN, Miss. (WTVA) - Four candidates are running for the open mayor's seat in Ackerman.

Tim Cutts, Carl "Barney" Phelps, Dale Reid and Levon Murphy Junior are running in the non-partisan election to serve the remainder of Dick Cain's term.

Cain passed away recently.

The election is set for December 19.

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and the Choctaw County Republican Party will hold a mayoral forum at the Choctaw County Community Center on December 11 at 6 p.m.

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