Pat White Jr. keeps Whitley Judge/Exec seat
Incumbent candidate for Whitley County Judge/Executive Pat White Jr. got to keep his seat Tuesday after the primary election results were tallied — but he will be faced with a new fiscal court next term.
McConnell calls Grimes ‘new face for the status quo’
Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell told reporters at the Bowling Green Airport on Monday the general election campaign against almost certain Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes will begin Wednesday as soon as Tuesday’s primary election is over.
Confident Grimes appears ready to take on McConnell
The woman who wants to topple five-term incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and become the first woman elected to the Senate from Kentucky rolled into the state’s largest city Monday afternoon, sounding like she’s itching for a fight.
McConnell, Bevin confident of victory
This small out of the way town of 214 near the Kentucky-Tennessee line isn’t exactly on the beaten political path, resting in a corner of Monroe County where it borders Allen and Barren counties.
Grimes calls for Stanford to reverse coal divestment decision
Likely Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Alison Grimes launched her 50-county jobs tour last week, just as news broke of Stanford University’s decision to divest its stock in coal companies, which could jeopardize many Eastern Kentucky jobs.
16th District Senate race causing stir among Republicans
It’s not a tea party challenge from the right, but a Republican primary for a state senate seat in the 16th District is ruffling some Republican feathers.
89th District House race is on
Three Republican candidates are vying for a chance to represent Kentucky’s 89th District in the Kentucky House of Representatives in the May 20 primary.
Candidates discuss commissary fund generated by inmates
The eight Whitley County Jailer candidates who gathered at Williamsburg City Hall for a candidate forum all offered their ideas on running the county’s detention center Monday.
Jailer candidates meet in forum
Eight of the 11 Whitley County Jailer candidates gathered in Williamsburg City Hall Monday to let citizens know what they plan to do if they are elected to the seat.
Matt Bevin hedges on supporting McConnell
The odds appear long, time is running out and some seen to be writing off Matt Bevin’s chances of beating incumbent, five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in the May 20 GOP primary.
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