Newly elected and re-elected Hopkins County officials received the oath of office at 4 p.m. Sunday in the District Court Room of the County Courthouse. Among those receiving the oath of office: Newly elected Sheriff Lewis Tatum and County Commissioner, Precinct 1 Mickey Earl Barker. Returning elected officials include: Eighth District Court Judge Eddie Northcutt, , District Attorney Will Ramsey, County Attorney Dustanna Hyde Rabe, Tax Assessor-Collector Debbie Pogue Jenkins, County Commissioner, Precinct 3 Wade Bartley, Constable, Precinct 1 Norman Colyer and Constable, Precinct 2 William B. “Bill” Allan.
Also all sheriff’s deputies received the oath as well. New deputies included retired Sheriff Butch Adams, who will continue to serve as a reserve for the courthouse.