Aug 4, 2015: Clarion Ledger: Townsend wins Rankin schools superintendent
With 51.09 percent of the vote, former principal and 29-year education veteran Sue Townsend beat assistant superintendent Richard Morrison and Bobby Franklin.
July 16, 2015: Rankin Record: Clerk: Few absentee ballots cast so far
There will also be a new Superintendent of Education as Lynn Weathersby did not qualify for re-election and three candidates – Sue Townsend, Bobby Franklin and Richard Morrison – vying to become the next head of the Rankin County School District. -