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Emergency Management Steve Quarles
​​A Day in the Life: On Scene with Emergency Management

“In our role as Emergency Management, we respond to stuff people really wouldn’t think,” says Lafayette County Emergency Management Director Steve Quarles.  “Oftentimes, there’s not a quick, easy answer for the scope of everything that’s involved in Emergency Management because it’s such a wide scope of things, but to put it simply, Emergency Management has…

Lafayette County Honors Legacy of Dedicated Public Servant with Memorial Highway

In October, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to dedicate portions of highways to two men who committed their lives to serving Lafayette County, former Mississippi State Senator Johnny Morgan and former Sheriff Bon Hughes McElreath. Bon Hughes McElreath will be memorialized on College Hill Road from College Hill Presbyterian Church to the Coontown…

2023 General Election Results – Lafayette County

Detailed results by precinct are available in the following PDF file: 2023 General Election Results for Lafayette County

District 3 Polling Center

The district 3 polling center for the November 7, 2023 election has been moved from the Stone Center to the Oxford Activity Center on 400 Price Street.

Get Ready to Vote: Important Details for Lafayette County General Election on Tuesday, November 7

The upcoming general election is just around the corner for Lafayette County. On Tuesday, November 7, 2023 voters will head to the polls to cast their vote for the next sheriff, coroner, tax assessor and more. To keep the voting process running smoothly, here’s what you need to know before heading out. Know where and…

Election Results

The November 7, 2023 General Election results will be posted to the following Lafayette County Circuit Clerk social media accounts: Twitter Instagram Facebook

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How to Protect Yourself from Phone Scams

In today’s digital world, phone scams are an unfortunate reality, affecting people of all ages and backgrounds. Sheriff Joey East recently shared insights into some of the most common phone scams targeting residents in Lafayette County and discussed crucial steps to protect yourself and loved ones from falling victim to these schemes. Never give money…

Lafayette County Takes Steps Towards Enhancing Public Safety in Harmontown

On September 6, Lafayette County Board of Supervisors President Mike Roberts, representing District 5, and Vice President Chad McLarty, representing District 4, presented Tina Downing with a check to acquire 1.3 acres of property in the Harmontown community for a new Lafayette County Sheriff’s department substation. Harmontown is situated in the northwest corner of Lafayette…

Find Your Polling Place and See Your Ballot Before Election Day

Find your polling place based on your registered voter address. This page will also show you the exact ballot (depending on party) you will have when you vote on August 8, 2023 along with other helpful information: https://myelectionday.sos.state.ms.us/VoterOutreach/Pages/VOSearch.aspx (From the Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State) More information about the August 8, 2023 Primary…

Lafayette County Firefighters Earn EMT Certification

All full-time firefighters in Lafayette County are now EMT-certified, enhancing their emergency response to the community.   Earlier this year, all Lafayette County full-time firefighters became equipped with crucial life-saving skills by obtaining their EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) certifications. To Lafayette County Fire Chief Wes Anderson, this decision just made sense. “Last year, we received…