Chairman for Marshall County Commission named

Douglas D. Fleming will serve as the next chairman of the Marshall County Commission.

Fleming is in his first term as the District 1 representative on the commission.

Bill Stricklend, leader of the Marshall County 911 Board and chief financial officer of Marshall County Community Corrections, will serve as the new District 1 commissioner.

Fleming is a Republican from the Arab area.

He succeeds Billy Cannon, who died April 28, just a few months into his third full term as chairman of the commission.