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Schwartz predicts 30 percent voter turnout on Election Day

Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz is hoping for a 30 percent voter turnout for next week’s General Election as voters head to the polls to cast their ballots for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and a handful of other statewide offices. During the 2015 gubernatorial...
Posted On 04 Nov 2019

Whitley County Clerk gets relatively good audit review

Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz received relatively good news regarding her fee account Thursday, according to information in a release from the office of Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon. The review of the 2018 fee account only identified three issues that the...
Posted On 18 Sep 2019

Less than 15 percent voter turnout expected in Whitley County

Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz isn’t anticipating a large voter turnout for next Tuesday’s election. While she would like to see a 50 percent voter turnout, Schwartz noted that she is expecting the turnout to be less than 15 percent. As of Monday morning, fewer than 50 people...
Posted On 17 May 2019

Whitley County Clerk receives clean audit

The Whitley County Clerk received a clean audit of the 2017 financial statement, according to a statement released by Mike Harmon, auditor of public accounts, on June 27. According to the audit, “Auditing standards require the auditor’s letter to communicate whether the financial...

Absentee voting has begun

Absentee voting began on Monday, April 23, in the Whitley County Clerk’s Offices in both Corbin and Williamsburg. Absentee voting is only open to people who will either be out of town on Election Day or be unable to go to the polls to vote on Election Day. Some disabled voters,...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Schwartz being inducted into Fifth District Lincoln Club Hall of Fame Saturday

Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz will be one of five people inducted into Kentucky’s Fifth District Lincoln Club Hall of Fame during the 79th Annual Fifth District Lincoln Club Banquet Saturday at 6 p.m. at The Corbin Center. Schwartz said she was both very surprised and very...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

License plate birdhouse sales go to benefit veterans across Kentucky

What do you get when you combine some old license plates, a little wood and some ingenuity? Birdhouses that are being sold at your local county clerk’s office to support veterans across the state. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz said that technically the birdhouses are being...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Clerk, sheriff get clean audit reports

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell and Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz have both received a clean financial bill of health following recent audits of their 2015 books by Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016