Candidate Announcement Patsy Ward-Hoover, Natchez Mayor


I am Patsy Ward Hoover, married to Edward J. Hoover, and the mother of three daughters, Ulisa Ward-Hookfin and Roshunda Ward, both graduates of NCHS and NSU, and Renita Ward Williams, a graduate of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts (LSMSA) and Southern University Law School in Baton Rouge. Additionally, I have six grandchildren and two great granddaughters.
Religious and civic memberships include: an ordained member at Pentecost Baptist Church in Natchez serving as youth minister. The Rev. Joe Williams is pastor. A service organization includes the Golden Eastern Star #64 O.E.S.
I am vying for the Mayor’s seat in the Village of Natchez, Louisiana. My education, community service experiences and participation and participation in government, for numerous years, will allow me to be a valuable asset to the community in which I live.

This article published in the Jan. 22, 2022, print edition

Having matriculated through the Louisiana and Texas school systems, I graduated from the Louisiana Technical College, Natchitoches campus, and received business and telemarketing certifications. Seminars presented by local, State and national government are avenues I continue to utilize to remain abreast of viable information to assist in aiding my community.
A platform of years of community service I have, include: over 40 years of sole proprietor of His Workmanship Inc., Scott’s Bible Bookstore dba God Bookstore and Art Gallery, host parent for the LSMSA, member of the National Council of Negro Women Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Business Award, African American Women in Business Award, U.S. Justice Award for Community Service, organizer of the Natchitoches Bi-Racial Committee, Mayor’s Award – recognized by Mayor Lee Posey – Women’s History Month, National Action Network member and the NAACP and Civil Rights Achievement Award. Additionally, I have served as secretary and parliamentarian for the Louisiana Police Jury Association Black Caucus February 2018 – with a resolution proclaiming the month of February as African American History Month by the Parish President and Council, and as the first female and African American female to be elected to serve as member of the Parish Council and to serve as Council chairperson.
My vision is to work to secure grants to enhance existing and future Village projects; establish new committees that will work with the Aldermen to resolve existing problems and to collaborate with State and Parish officials in obtaining funding for the community.
On March 26, 2022, vote Patsy Ward Hoover on the ballot to serve the people of Natchez.
No one can have a vision without a voice until all have a voice—-our destinies depend on each other.
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