Democrat Club honors Gail Hughes at Truman Days

Teresa Hensley, candidate for the Fourth District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, gives the keynote speech before the Truman Day event Saturday, May 19.

Teresa Hensley, candidate for the Fourth District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, gives the keynote speech before the Truman Day event Saturday, May 19. Photo by David Wilson.

Gail Hughes was honored Saturday, May 19, by being named to the Moniteau County Democrat Hall of Fame. The honor was presented by Moniteau County Democrat Club President Eric Moore, Clarksburg, at the Truman Days dinner held at the fairgrounds.

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Gail Hughes, left, is presented the plaque by Eric Moore, naming him to the Moniteau County Democrat Hall of fame. the award was presented at the Truman Days dinner.

Hughes, 80, is originally from Morgan County. He had a long career in corrections and the criminal justice system, then formed his own consulting firm. He also has engaged in many volunteer activities, including California Progress, Inc. (CPI), the local SB40 Board, and Friends of the Finke Theatre.

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Taunia Adams is presented the Democrat of the Year Award at the Truman Day event Saturday, May 19.

For more of this story check out the May 23 issue of the California Democrat.

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