Runoff for Rusk County sheriff draws near

Runoff for Rusk County sheriff draws near
Longview News-Journal
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:04am

Voters in Rusk County will have the choice of two experienced lawmen with strong local ties when they select the Republican nominee for Rusk County sheriff.

Darryl Norris and Jeff Price were the two top vote-getters in the six-man Republican primary in May. The party candidate will be decided in a runoff election July 31. The winner will then face Democrat Oscar Still in the November general election.

Sheriff Danny Pirtle is not seeking re-election due to health problems.

Norris, 46, is a former Rusk County chief deputy who works as an equipment operator for the county.

Price, 48, is a lieutenant with the Henderson Police Department.

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