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Jones appointed County Clerk

At a special meeting last week, the commissioners appointed Melissa Jones as the new Crook County Clerk.

The commission followed the statutory rules governing the appointment of a replacement for an elected official who resigns their position before the end of a term. This involves asking the elected officials political party – in this case the Crook County Republican Party – to provide the names of three candidates for their consideration.

Brad Marchant attended the special meeting in his capacity as chairman of the local party, which had convened the night before to consider the names of all...

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