Thursday, July 31, 2014

Senator Ward Will Not Seek Re-election

District 18 State Senator Giles Ward from Louisville announced that he will not seek re-election to a third
term.  Ward made the statement during a speech at the Neshoba County Fair on Wednesday. Ward's District includes Leake, Neshoba and part of Winston County.

Ward was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2011 and serves as Chairman of the Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee and as Vice Chairman on Energy and Forestry Committees.

Ward indicated that he was looking forward to spending more time with his family. Ward's home was one of hundreds destroyed in Winston County in April's tornado.