Two Democrats running for Atoka Co. Sheriff's seat

By: Victoria Maranan Email
By: Victoria Maranan Email

ATOKA, OK-Sheriff McCool leaves some big shoes to fill and two Democrats are in the race for the seat he's leaving.
Caney's Tony Head and Harmony's Brad Horn are running for sheriff. Head is currently the Caney Police Chief and a Sheriff's Deputy, while Horn is working for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections and the Coal County Sheriff's Office.

"I've been in law enforcement in this county for over 21 years. I basically know the in and outs of law enforcement in this community," said Head.

"Well I feel like Atoka County has needed a change for a long time. I have a college degree in Criminal Justice and Business Management. I've owned and operated my own personal business so I feel like that I've got the knowledge to take care of the county," said Horn.

The election will be on Tuesday the 26th.


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  • by Donna Location: Oklahoma on Jun 26, 2012 at 11:45 AM
    I agree with Nathan!!! and where this 8th grade education come from I have no Ideal unless Jack is trying to spread rumors and make up lies!!!
  • by Ralph on Jun 26, 2012 at 07:23 AM
    If Horn owned and operated his own business to any degree of success, he would denounce what the democrats are doing to small businesses in America!!
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      by Willie on Jun 26, 2012 at 11:55 AM in reply to Ralph
      Why? Does he not like the tax breaks they have received?
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        by Anonymous on Jun 27, 2012 at 06:21 AM in reply to Willie
        Hahahahahaha!! Wake up dip! The democrats are the party of MORE taxes! Obama wants to raise taxes now on the wealthy (i.e. those with good educations and jobs) and small businesses! There would be a 50% tax if it were totally up to the democrats and everyone with any sense knows that!
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          by Logic on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:34 AM in reply to
          Turn off the Glenn Beck. This country was the MOST prosperous when the rich paid nearly 70% in taxes...now they pay around 15% like Romney. Look at a graph of personal income going back to 1930 to 2012..compare to Tax rate...YOU LIE!
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          by Willie on Jun 27, 2012 at 02:14 PM in reply to
          Not sure why someone would show their ignorance like the that loser who isn't smart enough to look up facts about the tax breaks small businesses have gotten in the last three years. And I have a good education and good job,(Probably a whole lot better than yours) and Obama isn't wanting to raise my taxes. Nor is he planing to raise taxes on small businesses in the future. Very, very few small business owners are millionaires. And if the wealthy did receive an increase, it would only be on earnings OVER a million $. And then it would only be 3 to 5 % of that. But of course, morons will just sit back and let the GOP fat-cats tell them anything, knowing they will believe any crazy line of BS they feed them. You people are so dumbed down, it's pathetic.
  • by Jack Location: texoma on Jun 26, 2012 at 07:19 AM
    this is great. a college degree in criminal justice vs. an 8th grade education. hmmm
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      by donna on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:00 PM in reply to Jack
      Jack don't start lies he has more then a 8th grade education!!!
  • by Nathan Location: Atoka on Jun 23, 2012 at 04:22 PM
    We need someone who knows law enforcement and knows the people of Atoka County. Tony Head has all the qualifications we need and is someone we can trust to do a good job.
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      by Anonymous on Jun 26, 2012 at 07:24 AM in reply to Nathan
      I agree! We need Head!
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        by Oh my on Jun 26, 2012 at 09:41 AM in reply to
        Everybody likes Head!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 23, 2012 at 06:59 AM
    Two democrats, nice! Maybe if they are elected they will confiscate the belongings of the evil wealthy citizens and give it to the illegals and non-working.
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      by Joey on Jun 25, 2012 at 05:35 PM in reply to
      Get a name.
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        by Anonymous on Jun 27, 2012 at 06:22 AM in reply to Joey
        Got one. Now you, get a job! Oh, never mind, there aren't any thanks to the job-killing policies of your hero, Barrack Hussein Obama.
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          by Logic on Jun 27, 2012 at 04:27 PM in reply to
          Also, explain an Obama job killing policy...be specific...give us the exact policy which is costing jobs? Also, explain why Republicans, as recently as yesterday, attach "poison pill" amendments to GOOD legislation designed to help Americans? Rand Paul attached a "fetus personhood" clause to a FLOOD INSURANCE bill..effectively killing it just yesterday! May I ask what a fetus has to do with Flood Insurance?
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          by Joey on Jun 27, 2012 at 08:45 PM in reply to
          What a pathetic post. "Now you, get a job." Me get a job? You say that to someone who has been gainfully and continuously employed since before high school, all through my college years, and for a few decades beyond? You clearly haven't a clue of what you are talikg about. You are typical of your ilk. Throw out unfounded, outrageous comment #165, and try to come across as clever, when in reality you just once again expose your ignorance and lack of any moral compass.
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      by Logic on Jun 26, 2012 at 08:01 AM in reply to
      Illegals and non-working are easy targets...try veteran benefits and minimum wage earners. Not so easy to justify the cuts is it? How about trust fund babies living on daddies wealth who don't work...you put them in the same category with the "non-working"?
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        by Bubba on Jun 26, 2012 at 01:48 PM in reply to Logic
        Yes they are easy targets,but trust fund babies are very few and here is a wild outta da blue concept...THATS BE THEY DADDIES MONEY!....welfare.illegals,etc,etc is OUR money,!!!!!!!
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          by Joey on Jun 26, 2012 at 08:38 PM in reply to Bubba
          THAT BE THEY DADDIES MONEY!??? Really? You must be a warrior in the War on English. BTW, could you get that couch off your front porch.
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          by Logic on Jun 27, 2012 at 07:02 AM in reply to Bubba
          I don't think you pay taxes do you? I bet you get a refund every year don't you? I say this because your grammar indicates someone of mediocre education...probably blue collar with kids. So you likely get Child Earned Income Credits and actually get a big Tax Refund every year...right?
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