Browse Interviews (7 total)

In this interview, Danny Sexton, Editor of the Johnson County Journal, discusses his personal background and education, the paper and its staff, local decision makers, and issues within the community.

In this interview, Hershel Brown details his upbringing in a political family, and his reasons for running for County Judge in 1949, which he, in fact, did not enjoy. Brown also discusses his election campaign, his calls for "clean elections", Governor Louie B. Nunn, and the changes he would make to the County Judge's position if given theā€¦

In this interview, Finis Pyles, a former 1950s County Judge, details his political background, judicial duties, and problems during his time as Judge, such as local alcohol abuse and juvenile crime trends. He had no future plans to come out of retirement, however he did comment on the need for improving the extant Columbia Police Departmentā€¦

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