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  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:01 AM
    Three more people filed Friday before the noon deadline to run for school board seats up for election in the Madison and Southwestern school districts.

  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, August 26, 2016 10:00 AM
    Candidates who intend to file for school board seats in Jefferson County have until noon today to do so.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:00 PM
    Just three days remain for candidates to file and run for Madison and Southwestern school board seats in the November election. The filing deadline is noon on Friday.
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, August 06, 2016 10:01 AM
    The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was at times more like a “tale of two parties” than some might have expected. Accounts of the week-long event differed greatly among the three delegates to the convention from Jefferson County, who were in a group of five representing Indiana’s 6th District.
  • Pence latest Hanover grad in political spotlight
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:02 AM
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence spent his college undergraduate years at Hanover College where he graduated in 1981. Before Pence was elected governor four years ago, and before he represented Hoosiers in Congress and at the statehouse, Pence was active in many Hanover activities.
  • Hill out; Bayh expected to run for Senate seat
    Erica Werner
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3:02 PM
    WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh is expected to make another run for Senate in Indiana, a development that would dramatically improve the party’s chances to win back the vacant seat, and Senate control along with it.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:03 PM
    A candidate has been appointed by the Jefferson County Republican Party to fill one of two county office vacancies left following the primary election earlier this year.
  • Pair to represent Sixth District at Democratic National Convention
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:01 PM
    Two Jefferson County Democrats were selected as national delegates to the Democratic National Convention next month in Philadelphia during the state convention last week.
  • Kellems joins Trump campaign as advisor
    Staff, AP Wire Services
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3:03 PM
    Jefferson County native and Republican strategist Kevin Kellems has been tapped for a top advisory role in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
  • GOP picks Mannix as next assessor
    Renee Bruck
    Monday, June 06, 2016 3:03 PM
    A caucus of Republican precinct committee members unanimously selected current Jefferson County Clerk Karen Mannix to succeed Tina Gleeson as assessor once Gleeson’s resignation takes effect later this month.
  • Gleeson resigning as county assessor
    Renee Bruck
    Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:01 AM
    Jefferson County Assessor Tina Gleeson said she’ll miss the people she gets to interact with as she prepares to resign from office next month. She and her family will be moving after her husband accepted a job in Louisville.
  • Staff, AP Wire Services
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:00 PM
    Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Jim Gray came out swinging in his uphill fight against Republican Sen. Rand Paul, aiming to land some early shots to undermine the incumbent’s advantages in GOP-trending Kentucky.
  • Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 3:01 PM
    The Jefferson County Election Board met last week to discuss the approval or rejection of provisional ballots left over from the primary election.
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:00 PM
    Voting was off to a slow start for Kentucky’s Primary Election today in Milton. Above, West Milton voter Jean Adams signs in with help from poll worker Barbara Liter, left, while Joyce Teague, Deanna Schermer and Elaine Maddox look on.
  • Hill’s bid for Senate in shadow of Pence-Gregg race
    Maureen Hayden
    Saturday, May 07, 2016 10:00 AM
    INDIANAPOLIS – A five-term former congressman, Baron Hill has previously scored with voters who know him for an on-court reputation that saw him later inducted into the state Basketball Hall of Fame alongside Larry Bird.
  • Brian Soldysko
    Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:00 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — The race to be Indiana’s next U.S. senator would appear to be Rep. Todd Young’s to lose after his resounding victory in the Republican primary Tuesday, but the outcome of his faceoff with Democrat Baron Hill in November is no forgone conclusion.
  • County voter turnout 39%
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:03 PM
    Voter turnout was “steady and strong” at most Jefferson County precincts in Tuesday’s primary election. Total voter turnout was 39.29 percent with 8,475 of 21,571 registered voters casting a ballot.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:02 PM
    The Democratic candidates for the Jefferson County Council have been narrowed to three following Tuesday’s primary election. Democrats Laura Cash Boldery, Linda M. Greene and D. Joe Craig will be on the ballot against Republican candidates Pamela Crozier, Heather Foy and Denise Leiske in November’s general election.
  • Aric Chokey and Tom Davies
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — A wealthy political newcomer and a state senator won the Republican primaries for Indiana’s two open congressional seats on Tuesday as Donald Trump scored a big victory in the presidential race and Rep. Todd Young captured the GOP’s Senate nomination.
  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    Voters picked their nominees during Tuesday primaries for a handful of county offices, two of which are uncontested.

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