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March 13, 2014

Candidates seek last-minute votes

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Porter has been a deputy in the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office the past 14 years. He has 20 years years of military experience and was a former DARE officer.

Allen is the current Chief of Police at Ina. He is a former Mt. Vernon Police Department officer and a supervisor at DuPont.

Lewis has 25 years of law enforcement experience and operates businesses in Jefferson County. Lewis said he has no agenda, other than to improve the community.

Morris, a truck driver and resident of the county for 20 years, said this is a chance to serve the community.

"I will bring honor and integrity back to the sheriff's office," he said.

Scott was unable to attend the forum, however he provided a statement to members of the media Wednesday afternoon.

"As many of you are aware, I am the power of attorney for my father's medical care. He has meetings set up several days this week, and on Wednesday, he has two appointments late in the day that I must attend."

He added, "This is a very important race for me, and I believe I have communicated my goals for the office of sheriff, out in the community at all the events my wife and I have attended, and we will be seeing more of the citizens in the days to come."

 

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    Youth from Jefferson County are showing off during the 2014 4-H Fair. Tuesday morning was the time for the sheep to shine, while swine were shown in the afternoon. Today, the dairy show will get underway at 8 a.m., with a master showmanship contest at 9 a.m. The tractor driving contest will be at 6 p.m. with the pre-4-H goat show at 6 p.m. The 4-H Livestock Auction will take place at 6:30 p.m. Horse shows will take place Saturday at King City Saddle Club to wind down the week of events.

    Showing off

    Youth from Jefferson County are showing off during the 2014 4-H Fair. Tuesday morning was the time for the sheep to shine, while swine were shown in the afternoon. Today, the dairy show will get underway at 8 a.m., with a master showmanship contest at 9 a.m. The tractor driving contest will be at 6 p.m. with the pre-4-H goat show at 6 p.m. The 4-H Livestock Auction will take place at 6:30 p.m. Horse shows will take place Saturday at King City Saddle Club to wind down the week of events.

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