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Government

  • Crebessa, Myers eying 46th judicial seat Nov. 6

    Two area attorneys are asking voters to elevate them to an open judgeship in the 46th Judicial District.
    Steve Crebessa and Zanda Myers are facing off in the non-partisan race to become 2nd Division District Judge. The judicial district covers Grayson, Breckinridge and Meade counties.
    The position currently is held by Judge Shan Embry, who is retiring at the end of the year.

  • Experience, fresh ideas mark Commonwealth Attorney race

    Two area men are squaring off to become the top prosecuting attorney in Grayson County.
    Rick Hardin and Adam Cart are running in the non-partisan race for 46th Judicial District Commonwealth’s Attorney Nov. 6.
    The district covers Grayson, Breckinridge and Meade counties. Current Commonwealth’s Attorney David Williams is not seeking re-election.

  • Moore, Lovell vie for state House seat

    Similar views on the issues facing the Kentucky House’s 18th District, but differing views on the role of government in addressing them, sums up the Nov. 6 race for the seat.
    Incumbent Tim Moore, an Elizabethtown Republican who’s been a state representative since 2007, faces Democratic Party candidate Donielle Lovell, also of Elizabethtown.
    The district covers all of Grayson County and part of Hardin County and was created during redistricting in 2013. Moore previously represented the 26th District.

  • Three-way race for Congressional seat

    Three men are battling to be Grayson County’s representative in Washington, D.C., asking to be selected Nov. 6 as Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District representative.
    Incumbent Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green, a Republican, is being challenged by Democrat candidate Hank Linderman of Falls of Rough and independent candidate Thomas Loecken of Munfordville.

  • Mayor candidates offer visions for Leitchfield

    Two men with previous experience in city leadership are asking voters to make them Leitchfield’s next mayor.
    Rick Embry and Kevin Pharis are squaring off Nov. 6 in the race for the four-year term.
    The election marks the start of a new era for the city. For the first time in more than two decades Leitchfield voters will not see the name William Thomason on the ballot for the city’s mayoral seat. After 23 years at the city’s helm, Thomason announced late last year that he would not seek re-election.

  • Eight facing off for six Leitchfield Council seats

    The race for Leitchfield City Council pits incumbents, political veterans and newcomers in the Nov. 6 election.
    Current council members Raymond “Tooty” Cottrell, Margie Decker, Harold Miller and Kelly Stevenson; former council member William “Billy” Dallas; and newcomers James “Clayton” Miller, M. Kayleane House-Santos and Kiley Milliner are vying for six available seats.

  • Caneyville council, mayor races on Nov. 6 ballot

    Caneyville voters will be asked Nov. 6 to select a mayor and city commission members.
    Incumbent mayor James Paul Embry is being challenged by Tim E. Dotson.
    In the race for four available city commission seats, incumbents Scott Majors, Deborah Embry, Janice Minton and Mike Geary are joined by newcomer Melissa Dotson.

  • Three face off Nov. 6 for Clarkson mayor

    Experience and change are the differing visions offered by candidates for mayor of Clarkson.
    Incumbent Bonnie Henderson, who has helmed the city for 12 years, faces challenges from Dennie Wilkerson and Darrick Austin.

  • New faces in store for Clarkson commission

    At least two newcomers will join the Clarkson City Commission next year.
    Only two incumbents — Bob Vincent and Joyce Bell — are seeking re-election, freeing the seats currently held by Debra Myers and Ed Schott.
    In addition to Vincent and Bell, six other candidates are vying for the four seats: Marsha Whitehead, Robbie Richardson, Darrell Newton, LaLonnie Lynn Fraze, Chris Gaither and Tara Sallee.

  • Willis, Mercer seek county clerk's spot

    For Grayson County voters, it’s a choice between competing versions of customer service in the county clerk’s office.
    Longtime deputy clerks and co-workers Charlotte Willis and Becky Mercer are vying for the opportunity to succeed their current boss.
    Grayson County Clerk Sherry Weedman, who has served in the office for 27 years -- including eight years as clerk -- is not seeking re-election.
    Willis, a Republican, was the winner of a May primary challenge to become the party’s candidate. Mercer, a Democrat, faced no primary challenger.