The Laredo Board of Aldermen conducted the clerk’s annual employee evaluation at its meeting Monday. The pay rate increased three percent to $13.88 per hour. Four candidates filed for two two-year terms Alderman-at-Large positions: Derek Eckert and Cassidy Russell as well as incumbents Brett Mathews and Saundra Marrs.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved the purchase of new accounting software for the district Wednesday evening. Bus transportation for next year was discussed and it was decided to advertise for bids. The board approved several online classes for various students. ACT and End of Course exam scores were reviewed. Donnie Fordyce filed […]
Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education candidate filings were discussed at a meeting Tuesday evening. Two candidates have filed for the board including incumbent Danny Westcott and Laurie Frisbie filed for three-year terms. No one filed for the two-year term. The board discussed transportation contracts and a new accounting program with no action taken. Superintendent […]
The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education will not hold an election this year because the number of candidates who filed is equal to the number of positions to be filled. Incumbents Jennifer Wilson and Tracy Meinecke will be sworn into office at the board reorganization meeting.
Tuesday was the final day to file for the Trenton City Council’s April 2nd election for the mayor and one councilman from each of the city’s four wards. Four candidates filed for Trenton’s Mayor, which is a four-year term and include incumbent Nick McHargue, current Second Ward Councilman Larry Porter, Linda Crooks, and Rocky Dunkin. […]
A candidate for the City of Chillicothe April 2nd election has withdrawn from the ballot. Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports Kathy Gilliland withdrew her candidacy for City Auditor Tuesday afternoon. Gilliland was the only filing for City Auditor.
Several races exist in the City of Chillicothe April 2nd election. One of the races is for Mayor with Theresa Kelly and incumbent Reed Dupy both filing for the position. Other races include councilmen positions for two of Chillicothe’s four wards including Dennis Albertson, Junior and Adam Brown filed for First Ward Councilman. John E. […]
A candidate has withdrawn from the Trenton City Council election April 2nd. Trenton City Clerk Cindy Simpson reports Bob McIntyre, who filed last week, withdrew his name from the Fourth Ward Councilman position. There are now two candidates for Fourth Ward Councilman: Jim Bush and John Dolan. There are also races in each of Trenton’s […]
Trenton now has four candidates for Mayor in the April 2nd election. Filing Monday afternoon for Mayor was Rocky Dunkin of 3604 East 28th Street in Trenton. Also filing for Mayor was Linda Crooks of 105 Town and Country Lane. Previous filings for Mayor were by current second ward councilman Larry Porter and Incumbent Nick McHargue. […]
A publication claims the National Rifle Association may have improperly coordinated political advertising with Republican Josh Hawley’s campaign for the U.S. Senate. The Trace, a division of the left-leaning Mother Jones magazine says Federal Communications Commission records show NRA ads in favor of Hawley were placed by the same consultant group that secured […]