Lauderdale bows out; Latimer to run in Horn Lake

With city elections looming in May amid the start of the qualifying period for candidates, one veteran Hernando alderman, at-large member Sam Lauderdale, says he will not seek a sixth four-year term and has no other political plans…

…Chip Johnson is seeking re-election as mayor, and so far has drawn one announced opponent, Tom Ferguson….

…In neighboring Horn Lake, Horn Lake Mayor Allen Latimer said Wednesday that he is running for a second term. Latimer, a Horn Lake native was first elected in 2013.

“I’m really delighted to see this community is working together,” added Latimer. Johnson, Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite, Olive Branch Mayor Scott Phillips are running again. Walls Mayor Patti Denison could not be reached for comment.

DeSoto Times
1/4/17