Issues complicate 2011 elections

With all due respect to the candidates and the patriotic, civic-minded citizens of Smithville, pardon them if who wins the crowded Republican primary for state treasurer doesn’t occupy much of their time or interest now.
Now comes the latest distraction in the form of Mississippi Delta flooding that will impact the state from DeSoto County to Wilkinson County in a manner not seen since the Great Flood of 1927. Remember, before Katrina, the 1927 flood was the “worst natural disaster in U.S. history.”

Hattiesburg American
5/15/11