DuPree to face Barker, O'Hara in general election

DuPree to face Barker, O'Hara in general election

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mayor Johnny DuPree secured the Democratic nomination in Tuesday's primaries by a large margin.

DuPree took 79 percent of the vote to Tom Garmon's 14 percent, and Catherine Starr's 5 percent.

DuPree will face Independent candidate Toby Barker and Shawn O'Hara in the general election June 6.

This will be DuPree's fifth term, if elected in June.