6 names added to Republican ticket

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 16, 2014

As of Wednesday, six candidates have qualified on the Republican ticket for local offices this year, including:

• for sheriff: Dennis Meeks (I) and Chris Byrd;

• for revenue commissioner: Cindy Cook;

• for county school board, seat No. 5: James “Jimmy” Prestwood (I) and Terry Holley;

• for coroner: Eddie Rowell.

County Democratic Party Chairman Billy Hughes said that no one has qualified on the party’s ticket, as of yet.