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Some incumbent sheriffs ousted in Tuesday primaries

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A handful of local sheriffs either lost in their reelection bids or were forced into an August 27 runoff.

Posted: Aug 7, 2019 1:42 AM
Updated: Oct 2, 2019 1:29 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — A handful of local sheriffs either lost in their reelection bids or were forced into an August 27 runoff.

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell lost in the Democratic primary to former Justice Court Judge Kevin Crook, who advances to the general election.

Noxubee County Sheriff Terry Grassaree was defeated by law enforcement officer Tom Roby in the Democratic primary.

Meanwhile, Montgomery County Sheriff Bubba Nix will be in a Democratic primary runoff with Jeff Tompkins in three weeks.

And Yalobusha County Sheriff Lance Humphreys was forced into an August 27 runoff with Luther Folson for the Democratic nomination.

Runoffs will also be held in Lowndes and Webster counties to settle primaries in sheriff's races where the incumbent is not seeking another four-year term.

In Lowndes County, the runoff will be between Chief Deputy Greg Wright and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Agent Eddie Hawkins.

In Webster County, the runoff will be between David Gore and Casey Henderson in the Democratic primary.

Other significant local races include longtime state Rep. Jeff Smith losing in the GOP primary to Dana McLean in the House District 39 race.

The Democratic primary for Clay County circuit clerk will go to a runoff between Barbara Spraggins and Kim Hood.

The Democratic primary for Tishomingo County circuit clerk will also go to a runoff between Rebecca Oaks and Randy Springs while the Republican runoff is between Josh McNatt and Jerry Patterson.

Cindy Goode won the GOP primary for Lowndes County chancery clerk.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

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Confirmed Cases: 31257

Reported Deaths: 1114
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Madison131434
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Forrest87842
Scott77315
Jackson63816
Copiah60715
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Lamar4657
Pike44112
Monroe40330
Sunflower4008
Lafayette3934
Attala36123
Covington3595
Panola3526
Bolivar34014
Newton3399
Simpson3233
Adams31318
Pontotoc2926
Tate28810
Marion28411
Chickasaw27918
Claiborne27910
Noxubee2678
Winston2666
Jasper2636
Pearl River25732
Clay25111
Marshall2343
Smith21811
Union2109
Clarke20724
Walthall2045
Coahoma2016
Kemper17914
Lawrence1782
Yalobusha1737
Carroll16611
Humphreys1509
Tallahatchie1374
Itawamba1368
Montgomery1352
Calhoun1324
Tippah13111
Hancock13013
Webster12710
Jefferson Davis1124
Jefferson1083
Prentiss1083
Greene1058
Tunica1053
Wilkinson949
Amite912
George893
Tishomingo831
Quitman780
Choctaw744
Alcorn712
Perry674
Stone651
Franklin452
Benton380
Sharkey380
Issaquena91
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 44375

Reported Deaths: 984
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Jefferson5410152
Montgomery4158103
Mobile4129134
Tuscaloosa232142
Marshall172410
Madison14917
Lee141137
Shelby133423
Morgan11215
Walker97824
Elmore94314
Franklin89814
Baldwin8949
Dallas8919
Etowah75013
DeKalb7375
Chambers64227
Butler63428
Autauga61012
Tallapoosa60569
Russell5650
Houston5074
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Lowndes47221
Cullman4594
Pike4375
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Coffee3812
Calhoun3765
Covington3707
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Barbour3532
Talladega3177
Hale31421
Marengo31211
Dale2990
Wilcox2948
Sumter28512
Jackson2842
Clarke2776
Winston2633
Chilton2522
Blount2431
Monroe2392
Pickens2366
Marion23313
Conecuh2107
Randolph2099
Macon1999
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Bibb1941
Greene1868
Perry1791
Henry1363
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Washington1117
Lawrence1100
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Geneva830
Lamar781
Fayette711
Clay692
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