Flowers won’t try to replace Trent Lott

State Sen. Merle Flowers on Tuesday took his name out of the running for any political post that might open as a result of U.S. Sen. Trent Lott’s pending retirement.

Speaking to the Rotary Club of Olive Branch on Tuesday, the Southaven Republican announced for the first time that he’ll stay in the District 19 seat to which he won re-election in November.

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