Cobb Running Again Against Travis

Former District 31 state Rep. Jim Cobb plans to try to regain the seat he lost in 2012 by 105 votes in the Republican primary. He took the first step Friday by picking up papers to run against Rep. Ron Travis, Chattanoogan.com reports. In other news from Rhea County, John L. McCullough of Dayton picked up papers to run for the Fourth Congressional District seat. In area judicial races, Steve Blount picked up papers to run for circuit court judge; Carol Barron, J. Shannon Garrison and Larry Roddy picked up papers to run for general sessions judge; Jamie Holloway, Cheryl Cashman and Pam Peavyhouse picked up papers to run for circuit court clerk; and Mike Taylor pulled papers for district attorney general.