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49 new Justice Court judges to take office in January

Forty-nine new Justice Court judges completed two weeks of intensive judicial training in Jackson. The judges will take office in January. The state has a total of 198 Justice Court judges.

New judges who completed the course are: Whitney Adams and Bo Agnew, Rankin County; Lisa Bell, Sunflower County; Shirley Blakley, Noxubee County; Jeremy Blaylock, Alcorn County; Teresa Bozeman, Copiah County; Benjamin Breland, Pearl River County; Fulton Brewer, Pike County; Cathy Brittenum, Marshall County; Shannon Busby, Greene County; Justin Chaney and Scott Round, Newton County; Brandon Davis and Sarah Stevens, Monroe County; Phyllis Dye, Marilyn Reed, and Tony Rogers, Lee County; Paul Earley II, Ondray Harris, Sr., and Buck Roberts, Lauderdale County; David Easterling, Smith County; Tinesha Erve-Earnest, Carroll County; Grant Hedgepeth, Jones County; Derek Hopson, Sr., Coahoma County; Trent Howell, Yalobusha County; Benny Jackson, Tippah County; Kimi Kitchens and Trent Moore, Prentiss County; Kenneth Lewis, Hinds County; Eileen Maher and Audrey Minor, Adams County; Adam McCurdy, Scott County; Eric Moran and Brian Necaise, Hancock County; Mareesha Odom, Claiborne County; Sheila Osgood, Jackson County; Nick Patano, Harrison County; Paul Payne, Neshoba County; Johnny Pope, Leake County; Steve Ross, Tallahatchie County; Brandon Rowell. Marion County; Charles Savell, Simpson County; Martin Seib, George County; Carolyn Shead, Tate County; Ian Smith, Lincoln County; Ralph Smith, Wayne County; Zachary Vaughn, Forrest County; Larry Wallace, Franklin County; Marcus Walton, Jefferson County.

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