Above: Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum (left) was sworn in by Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom (right) Friday and shook hands with him afterward. Tatum was uncontested in his candidacy.
Right: John Brian Beadle (left, facing) takes the oath of office given by Hopkins County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings Friday to serve as constable for that precinct. Beadle faced a tight primary race against Charles Humphries in March 2020 but emerged with 51% of the votes.
Norman Colyer is sworn in by Hopkins County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace B. J. Teer Friday to serve as constable for that precinct. Colyer formerly served as the constable for Hopkins County Pct. 2 before he filed for candidacy for Pct. 1 after Bill Allen retired.
Eighth District Judge Eddie Northcutt (facing, right) takes an oath given by Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom (left). Northcutt was uncontested in his candidacy.
Staff photos by Todd Kleiboer
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