Union VFD hosts singing/political rally

Submitted by Jeff Pruitt

The Union Volunteer Fire department hosted a singing/political rally on July 25th at 4 p.m. The event allowed for residents the opportunity to listen to candidates for the upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election speak as well as enjoy some entertainment and great BBQ.

All photo credits – Jeff Pruitt Choctaw County Sheriff Cloyd Halford entertains the crowd at the Union Volunteer Fire Dept.’s Singing/Political Rally held on July 25. Other musical performances for the event came from Berta Bounds, Brandon Busby, and Wesley Edwards.

All photo credits – Jeff Pruitt
Choctaw County Sheriff Cloyd Halford entertains the crowd at the Union Volunteer Fire Dept.’s Singing/Political Rally held on July 25. Other musical performances for the event came from Berta Bounds, Brandon Busby, and Wesley Edwards.

Candidates in attendance were Christopher R. 20150725_183954Coleman, Chris McIntire, Derek Whittington, Phillip Smith, Jan Hutchinson, Warren Hunt, Lori Power Kerr, Brian Sims, Joey Hood, Patrick Warren, Gary Jackson, Falisa Fullilove Miller, Keith Coleman, Charlie Miller, Cloyd Halford, Nola Bryant, Chris Threadgill, Steve Montgomery, Paige Rabun, Thomas Raybourn, John Shumaker and Cecil L. Simmons.

The community enjoyed a great BBQ dinner and singing. Sheriff Cloyd Halford, Berta Bounds, Brandon Busby, and Wesley Edwards provided the music and singing.

A special B section with details on the upcoming primary election is in today’s edition.