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Southside officials sworn in at State Capitol

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SOUTHSIDE, AR (KAIT) -

There was another historic moment for the City of Southside Friday.

Its newly elected officials were sworn in by Secretary of State Mark Martin at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.

Ray Bowman is the city’s first mayor.

Their first election came after Southside battled with the city of Batesville for several months to become its own incorporated city.    

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