Parker announces candidacy

Published 10:37 pm Thursday, April 30, 2009

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Donald L. Parker has announced his candidacy and released this statement.)

My name is Donald L. Parker, Democratic Candidate for re-election to the office of Picayune City Council, Precinct Two.

I am a life-long resident of Picayune. I am married to Polly (Haralson) Parker. We have been married for 41 years.

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We are the proud parents of two children, Lamont Parker and Sylvia (Parker) Wilson, and have four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

I am a graduate of George Washington Carver High School, 1966. Also I have attended classes for the last seven years at the Mississippi Municipal League Conventions on city and state government.

I am employed at Stennis Space Center with Jacobs Fosc and have been for 32 years. I am a member of the East Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.

I would appreciate your support to continue to serve not only Precinct Two but all the citizens of Picayune with honesty, integrity, loyalty, fairness, and experience for a better city.

Thank you.