The race for Ward 4 Columbus councilman now fields four candidates.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner contends an opinion Columbus requested from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is further proof that city leadership is treating him unfairly.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner’s city phone has been disconnected.
A lawsuit filed against the city by a former Columbus police officer raised significant allegations against Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner, including that officers often saw him under the influence of alcohol and that he ordered them to stop patrolling Ward 4.
The Sim Scott Park community center is getting some new exercise equipment and one Columbus councilman is claiming the funding for the upgrades is going to the wrong part of the city.
Former alderman candidate John Gaskin’s petition for judicial review of the Ward 4 primary was dismissed after Special Judge Lester Williamson Jr. denied a motion Monday to declare a portion of Mississippi law unconstitutional.
Mississippi 10th Circuit District Judge Lester F. Williamson Jr. will oversee alderman candidate John Gaskin’s request for an election review, counsel confirmed Friday.
Attorneys for alderman candidate John Gaskin filed a petition for judicial review for the Ward 4 Democratic Primary with the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court, documents show.
The complaint lists the Starkville Municipal Democratic Executive Committee and incoming Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker as defendants.
Ward 4 candidate John Gaskin’s lawyer says he hopes members of the Democratic Party will listen to his client’s election appeal on June 7 after today’s hearing was canceled by the party.
Local Democrats will hear Ward 4 candidate John Gaskin’s election appeal at 8:15 a.m. Friday at City Hall.
Chris Taylor, a member of the Starkville Democratic Municipal Election Committee and an executive member of the party’s local chapter, confirmed the meeting’s logistics Tuesday at a monthly party meeting.