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Candidate Profiles: Constable – Districts 1, 2, 3

This morning, we continue our series of candidate profiles for those seeking Oktibbeha County offices in the 2015 Mississippi general election. We’ll be sharing posts related to each office on the November ballot over the next two weeks leading up to our Power Breakfast Candidate Meet & Greet on Wednesday, July 8. You can also look forward to Mississippi Legislative and other candidate profiles impacting our community to be published later in July. We hope you’ll stay tuned to Starkville Insider to stay informed about our candidates!

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CONSTABLE DISTRICT 1:

SHANK PHELPS
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CONSTABLE DISTRICT 2:

CURTIS RANDLE

How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County?
I was born and raised in Oktibbeha county 50 years of residence.

What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking?
I’ve serve as Oktibbeha Co. Dist 2 constable for over 20 years an has been in law enforcement for over 24 years. Retired for army reserve with over 25 years. Has serve 4 years of active army.

What do you see as the most important aspects or considerations of the office you are seeking?
Helping  people is the most important aspect,also been fair honest an professional.

In your view, what are the strengths and weaknesses of the Oktibbeha County/Starkville community?
Oktibbeha is a safe an great place to live, kinda like a retirement place, although I would love to see more major  business  an restaurants come to town.

What growth or improvements do you hope to see in Starkville/Oktibbeha County area in the next 5 years?
I would love to see more restaurants a mall an major airport.

Where can constituents find more information about you and your campaign?
Phone conversation personal visit or internet can fine information about me.

 


 

ANDRE QUINN
** WILL ATTEND Meet & Greet on July 8

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CONSTABLE DISTRICT 3:

TIM COOK

How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County?
Lived in Starkville since 2004

What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking?
Have 15 years in law enforcement and 20 years with the military an currently work with the Oktibbeha sheriff office.

What do you see as the most important aspects or considerations of the office you are seeking?
Biggest thing will be helping the community out especially business or property owners and just also being there for anyone that may need help.

In your view, what are the strengths and weaknesses of the Oktibbeha County/Starkville community?
One strength is there are lot great people in this community that work together to get things done and a weakness is  there are a lot of people that don’t vote not just for general elections but also other matters that deal with our community to help better us or give leaders ideas to look at or think on to make living better for everyone and I believe if everyone gets out and expresses their rights that the community will get even better an good decisions will be made.

What growth or improvements do you hope to see in Starkville/Oktibbeha County area in the next 5 years?
In the next 5 years I would like to see bigger businesses come in,not just small chains, and maybe spread along the new bypass an create more jobs.

Where can constituents find more information about you and your campaign?
I can be looked up on Facebook an my email is timcook51@yahoo.com for any questions

 


 

JAMES LINDSEY
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As part of our monthly Blue Ribbon Business Resources series, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership will provide our membership with an opportunity to meet and hear from local candidates during the next Power Breakfast scheduled for July 8 at 7:30 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville. Register your attendance for the Candidate Meet & Greet, where candidates who accepted our invitation will offer a 5-minute statement, and Partnership members and constituents will have the opportunity for informal conversations with candidates before and after the program. Doors open at 7:00am on Wednesday, July 8. Power Breakfast is free for GSDP member representatives, and non-members are welcome for a fee of $25 per person.

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