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Two local school boards could be getting new board members

With the filing deadline less than a one week away, it appears two local school boards could each potentially be getting a new member. Two Whitley County Board of Education seats are on the ballot in November. First-District board member Larry Lambdin, who serves as chairman of...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018

Battle lines drawn for 2018 May Primary election

The battle lines have been drawn for the May Republican Primary Election in Whitley County, which will feature nearly half the people on the ballot in local races as there were four years ago when the same offices were up for grabs. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz said that...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018

Six more candidates file for office, filing deadline Jan. 30

With less than one week to go before the election filing deadline next Tuesday afternoon, the battle lines for several Whitley County offices are becoming clearer, but a number of incumbent office holders are still without opposition. Since Jan. 9, six additional candidates have...
Posted On 24 Jan 2018

Six more people file to run for office in Whitley County

There are now two additional contested races on Whitley County election ballots in 2018, and possibly three if every incumbent files to run for re-election in the Corbin City Commission Race. Since Jan. 2, six more people have filed to run for elected office in Whitley County....
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Two more candidates file to run for office in Whitley County

There is now one additional contested race on Whitley County election ballots in 2018. Since Dec. 20, two more people have filed with the Whitley County Clerk’s Office to run for elected office in Whitley County. Corbin Mayor Willard McBurney has filed to run for re-election and...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

Challengers file in Corbin Mayor, Third-District Magistrate races

There are now two more contested or likely to be contested races on Whitley County election ballots in 2018. Since Dec. 13, three more people have filed with the Whitley County Clerk’s Office to run for elected office in Whitley County. Shannon T. Hall has filed to run for Corbin...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Three incumbents file to run for re-election in Whitley County

There are now three more candidates for office in Whitley County. Incumbent 34th Judicial Circuit Division Two District Judge Fred F. White filed Friday with the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office to run for re-election, and Division One District Judge Cathy E. Prewitt filed...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Brock files for First-District Magistrate

There is now one more contested race in Whitley County for 2018 with many more expected to follow. Since Nov. 21, only one additional candidate has filed to run with Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz’s Office. Gary Brock has filed to run against incumbent First-District...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017

Cima challenging Head for Second-District Magistrate seat

There are now officially two more contested races in Whitley County for 2018 with many more expected to follow. Since Nov. 14, seven additional candidates have filed to run with Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz’s Office. Among those are incumbent Second-District Magistrate L...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017