Trigg fall campaign season opens with rallly for candidate
by The Cadiz Record
Jul 19, 2006 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Trigg County’s fall campaign season got a kick start last week when the republican candidate for Judge/Executive spoke before more than 100 supporters. Stan Humphries was the featured speaker at the event, hosted at the H&L farm in northeast Trigg County.

Humphries took the opportunity to greet his supporters individually before climbing atop a flat bed trailer to outline what he called his “vision for the future” for Trigg County.

“’A better Trigg County’, you’ll hear that a lot during the next few months,” Humphries said. “Because that is my goal if I am elected Judge/Executive.

Sitting on hale bales and munching of rib-eye sandwiches, supporters heard their candidate as he assured them he wasn’t a politician of the Trigg county persuasion. “I’m just a concerned citizen with a vision for the future,” he said. “I’m not a politician with political ties.”

Humphries covered topics ranging from a proposed senior citizen center to working on projects to keep Trigg County’s young graduates at home to improving county road maintenance in order that farmers can travel safely with their equipment.

He touched on economic development – noting the county had apparently lost a potential industry earlier this year due to poor infrastructure – and the need to keep an FSA office in Trigg County. “The die may have already been cast,” he noted of the agricultural office, ”but I’m hoping a better working relationship with the state may change that. How many of you here think they will know who you are when you go to Hopkinsville (where the new office is to be located)?

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