TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Elected officials in Lee County took the oath of office on Monday morning.
The swearing-in ceremony took a little more than an hour, with Circuit Judge Paul Funderburk administering.
Longtime Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson, as well as his entire staff of deputies, took their oaths first.
Funderburk said these types of events are ways to celebrate the officials and their families.