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Terry Hoof takes Cullen mayor’s seat

by Minden Press-Herald

CULLEN – Terry “Bippy” Hoof will take the helm as Cullen’s top elected official after incumbent Ray Mills stepped down from the seat.

Hoof brought in the most votes, with 233, or 75 percent. His opponent, Gary Sullivan received 79 votes, or 25 percent.

Chief of Police

Rosetta Carr Burnett has taken the top law enforcement position. Three ran for the chief of police. Burnett took the most votes, with 198, or 61 percent.

Opponents George Salsberry Jr. and Christopher Lauderdale garnered 102 and 25 votes respectively.


The Town of Cullen must have five aldermen. Incumbents are Hoof, Barbara Green, Sullivan, Doris White and Floydean White.

With a total of seven on the ballot, Bridgett Salsberry withdrew as her husband, George Salsberry Jr. is running for chief of police.

Running are Green, Mills, Fannie Rankin, Carolyn Sullivan, Doris White and Floydean White.

Their results are:

Barbara Green: 200 votes, or 19 percent.

Ray Mills: 171 votes, or 15 percent.

Fannie Rankin: 232 votes, or 22 percent.

Carolyn Sullivan: 110 votes, or 10 percent.

Doris White: 199 votes, or 19 percent.

Floydean White: 163 votes or 15 percent.

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