BUTLER – Choctaw County Sheriff Tom Abate has announced his intentions to seek re-election to his post as the Democratic nominee. His name will appear on the party’s primary ballot on June 3.
run for District IV seat
WOMACK HILL – Local
businessman Marlon Lucus
will seek the Democratic
nomination for Choctaw
County Commission District
also in this weeks issue...
Live grenade, mine
found near Butler
Authorities bring in DPS Bomb Squad
By Dee Ann Campbell
BUTLER – A bomb squad from Montgomery was called to Butler last Thursday when a grenade and mine were discovered on private property just off
Butler Police Chief Jimmy Huckeba told the Sun-Advocate that a squad affiliated with the Alabama Department of Public Safety and the Alabama Department of Investigation was called to the scene after the explosive military-issued materials were found by the property owners.
TOXEY -- John Miller sat outside his home on Buck Creek Road in Toxey, in water splashed pajamas watching local volunteer firefighters extinguish a fire inside his home on Monday. He and wife, Annie, escaped the home unharmed. Lusk, Toxey and Gilbertown Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the call at about 9 a.m. on Feb. 24. Also, responding was Gilbertown Chief of Police, David Dunn.
Brown appointed Circuit Clerk
By Ashley B. Downing
The Choctaw Sun-Advocate
Circuit Judge Gaines C. McCorquodale has appointed Janice Diamond Brown to fill the position of Circuit Clerk in Choctaw County.
The appointment came after Donna Murphy announced her retirement due to health reasons. Brown, the daughter of Alice and Milton Clark of the Pleasant Hill community, is a life long resident of
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