In this interview, Russell Stephens, a Harrison County native, discusses his career as the County Judge and County Judge Executive, a position he was appointed to after the suicide of his predecessor, Judge Carl Nyan. Additional topics include his family history, farming, his satisfaction with the Judicial Referendum changes, Fiscal Court procedures and trends, and the various problems that the county faces, such as financing a new jail or waste management issues. There are also interesting discussions over Revenue Sharing, magistrate profiles and duties, and the various Harrison County industries and services that support the county.
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