Local stories of interest
TUPELO • After more than three decades in the state House of Representatives, Steve Holland’s legislative career ended in defeat Tuesday to challenger Rickey Thompson.
TUPELO • Shane Aguirre will return to the state House of Representatives for a second term in the legislature.
TUPELO • With Lee County votes still outstanding, numbers for two key regional legislative races remain outstanding, but Republicans look poised to flip several formerly Democratic seats.
HOUSTON • Democrat gubernatorial candidate Jim Hood would not directly comment about recorded phone calls that feature former President Barack Obama endorsing Hood.
TUPELO • Vote y’all.
Republican Ben Suber and Democrat Kegan Coleman are competing to fill the vacant Mississippi State Senate District 8 seat on Tuesday as part of the state’s general election.