the republic logo

Bryant Appoints Nowell as county court judge in Bolivar County


CLEVELAND, Mississippi — Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed W. Hunter Nowell as county court judge of Bolivar County.

A vacancy will occur when Judge Gwendolyn J. Thomas resigns effective April 30.

Nowell practices law with Povall & Jeffreys, P.A. in Cleveland, Mississippi, specializing in real estate, civil litigation, family law, criminal defense, social security and collections. He has represented the Town of Merigold since January 2009.

Nowell also serves as a public defender, representing indigent criminal defendants in municipal court in Cleveland, Rosedale and Ruleville and in Bolivar County Justice Court.

He holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Mississippi and graduated from the Ole Miss law school.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

All comments are moderated before posting. Your email address must be verified with Disqus in order for your comment to appear.
View our commenting guidelines and FAQ's here.

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.