Volume 54, Number 7

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Candidates announce for Pickett Register of Deeds

Frankie Beason announces that he will be a candidate for Register of Deeds at the Republican Caucus set for Aug. 19th, 6 p.m. at PCK-8 gym. This office is vacant due to unfortunate circumstances and the caucusing process is new to the Republican Party. I would like to invite everyone to come out and support me. Your vote will be truly appreciated. I would also like to say best of luck to Edith, Connie, Billy, Nick and Doug.

I, Billy Robbins, wish to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for the office of Register of Deeds for Pickett Co. in the Republican Caucus set for August 19th, 6 p.m. at the K-8 Gym. Those sad and special circumstances have caused a change in the normal course of Republican nominations for office. A caucus will be held instead of primary. The caucus requires the people of Pickett County to be present at the meeting to be able to cast their vote by ballot for the person of their choice. This is not only a new experience but it will be very important to be in attendance to express your choice. Due to the short time allotted, I will not be able to personally see each of the voters before the caucus. I do hope that every one will try and be present to cast their vote. I would greatly appreciate your consideration and vote to be your Republican candidate for Register of Deeds this Novem-ber. Keep in mind that to be able to vote your choice, attendance is required at the caucus. Thank you.

I, Harold Poynter would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for the position of Register of Deeds at the Republican Caucus Aug. 19th 6 p.m. I have worked most of my life here in Pickett County for over 15 years. My wife Martha and I have owned and operated Pizza to Go for over 16 years and my son Nick owns and operates Poynters Art, Custom Frame and Sign Shop. My daughter Trish and two grandchildren live in Albany. Through my business, I have been dedicated to serving the people of Pickett County and if elected would continue to do so. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Jimmy Ray Sells would like to announce that he is running for the office of Register of Deeds. He will be running as an independent. He is a life long resident of Pickett County. His parents are the late Glenn and Hallie Sells. He has one sister, Elaine Beaty. He is married to Loretta (Tompkins) Sells. Her parents are the late Warren (Preacher) Tompkins and Elladean Tompkins. He has four children, James and Connie Sells of Monroe; Lorraine and Kent Williams of Monroe, OH and Elizabeth and Ted Witker, Lebanon, OH and Matthew Sells of Lebanon, Oh. He served in the Navy for six years and is a charter member of the Hull/York Chapter 5 Disabled American Veterans. He has spent the majority of his life driving a truck. Your vote and support will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

My name is Edith Garrett. I’m running for Register of Deeds in the Republican Caucus on August 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Pickett K-8 Gym. I am the wife of Perry Garrett. I have one daughter named Ashley Garrett. I have lived here in Pickett County for 27 years. Your vote would be greatly appreciated and I will do my best. Thank you.


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