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Breaking news: Huff, Willis confirmed as winners as June 23 election results are certified Tuesday

In the two local races on the ballot in Whitley County on June 23, 82nd State Rep. Regina Petrey Huff, R-Williamsburg, and Interim Whitley County Clerk Carolyn Willis came out victorious. Huff defeated challenger Matt Anderson. In Whitley County, Huff garnered 4,535 votes to...

Willis-Hamblin square off in Whitley County Clerk’s race

On Tuesday, June 23, citizens of Whitley County, who are choosing to vote in-person, will head to the ballot box for the 2020 primary election. Among the races that most of Whitley County voters will be able to cast a ballot in will be that of Whitley County Clerk where interim...

Kay Schwartz will be missed as Whitley County Clerk

Over the last 12 years that Kay Schwartz has served as Whitley County Clerk, if you went into her office to pay your car taxes or any number of other things, you were just as likely to get waited on by Kay as you were one of her deputy clerks most days. I know. I speak from...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019

Willis appointed as interim county clerk, plans to run for the position

Whitley County’s new interim county clerk is a familiar face. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. appointed Carolyn Willis, who has worked at the office for nearly 26 years, as the new interim county clerk shortly before noon Monday after her bond was finalized. As a...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

Schwartz resigns as Whitley County Clerk; Willis appointed as interim replacement

For the first time in nearly 44 years, Kay Schwartz is not working at the Whitley County Clerk’s Office. Schwartz, who has worked full-time at the office since Jan. 1, 1975, resigned Saturday, Nov. 30, during a meeting with Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. Schwartz...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019