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Deadline approaching to request an absentee ballot

Whitley County Clerk Carolyn Willis said plans are still being finalized for the upcoming general election, but, like the June primary election, voters will have a number of options on how to cast a ballot. Voters who would like to have a ballot mailed out to them, may request a...

Need a mail-in election ballot, call Whitley County Clerk’s Office at 549-6002

Whitley County Clerk Carolyn Willis said plans are still being finalized for the upcoming general election, but, like the June primary election, voters will have a number of options on how to cast a ballot. Voters who would like to have a ballot mailed out to them, may request a...

Two locally contested school board races set for this fall

There will be two contested races for seats on the Whitley County Board of Education this fall. The filing deadline was 4 p.m. Tuesday to file to run for local school board races that will appear on the ballot in the November General Election. Two-term incumbent Malorie Cooper...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020

Whitley County Clerk outlines voting procedures for June primary election

(Editor’s note: The printed edition of this story in Wednesday’s News Journal, incorrectly states that one of the two in-person voting sites in Whitley County on Primary Election Day will be Williamsburg Independent School. The site for this portion of Whitley County...

Friday is the last day Whitley County Clerk’s Office will be open to the public for a while

If you need to go to the county clerk’s office to file a deed, pay your motor vehicle taxes or get a marriage license, then you only have one more day to do so before it temporarily closes to the public. Friday will be the last day that the office is open to the public in the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2020

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

Whitley County Clerk’s Office closing for all but two days next week

If you need to pay your car taxes, get a marriage license, register a deed or any number of other things at the Whitley County Clerk’s Office before the end of the calendar year, then you might want to hurry down there. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz warns that her office will...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017