Vanhorn defeats Beechem to become mayor of Pelahatchie


PELAHATCHIE, Miss. (WJTV) – The Town of Pelahatchie will have a new mayor. Karl Vanhorn received 240 votes while incumbent Mayor Ryshonda Harper Beechem received 183 votes.

After winning the election, Vanhorn said it was a long four months campaigning, and he is relieved.

Beechem released the following statement on Facebook after the results were released.

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