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Mid-South News
1:00 am
Thu November 17, 2011

Millington Mayor To Be Arraigned On Charges Connected To Gambling

Millington Mayor Richard Hodges left his center seat at the board of aldermen meeting early the night he announced his retirement.
Eleanor Boudreau

Millington Mayor Richard Hodges will be arraigned on two counts of bribery Friday. Early information points to the mayor having a problem with gambling.

Hodges will retire as mayor effective January 13. In a statement Hodges wrote, “I have been told that many residents of Millington are losing confidence in me. I cannot let this stand.” But Hodges is tight-lipped about the charges against him. “My situation is still under litigation and at the advice of my attorney I have no comment,” Hodges said.

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