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Today's News

  • BARDSTOWN CITY COUNCIL —K. Brumley seeks first term

    Terms on City Council: none; first time filing

    Occupation: Retired; full-time volunteer at Bardstown Village Natural History Wildlife Museum

    Current community/civil involvement: full-time volunteer, participates in fundraising events in area

    Top priorities: sewer infrastructure and maintaining taxes

    Bardstown native Kevin Brumley filed for one of the six Bardstown City Council seats for the first time this year.

    Brumley’s top priorities include the sewer infrastructure and maintaining taxes.

  • Jackey wins county school board seat over challenger

    Incumbent Nelson County Board of Education District 5 representative Damon Jackey beat his challenger, Jennifer Mason, by a healthy margin Tuesday, 1,274 to 866.

    This will be Jackey’s first full term on the board. He was appointed this year by the commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education to finish Todd Sanders’ term. Sanders accepted a position with Nelson County Schools, making him ineligible to serve on the board.

  • Bardstown votes in old, new members to Council

    Five incumbents and one challenger will fill the Bardstown City Council for the next two years. Incumbents Robert “Bobby” Simpson, Francis Lydian, Tommy Reed, Bill Sheckles and John Royalty along with newcomer Roland “Coach Roe” Williams were voted to the Bardstown City Council.

    Voters in 12 of Nelson County’s 27 precincts voted for the candidates who would fill the six positions out of the 10 candidates. Six were incumbents and four were challengers.

  • NEW HAVEN CITY COUNCIL — Mouser seeks fourth term

    Terms on City Council: Former three-term board member

    Occupation: Currently unemployed

    Current community/civil involvement: St. Catherine Finance committee, pastoral committee, maintenance committee and Knights of Columbus

    Top priorities: Bringing small industry and growth to the community and keeping expenses low for residents

    Lifetime resident Freddy Mouser is seeking a position on the New Haven Board of Commissioners. Mouser formerly served on the Board from 2000-2006.

  • NELSON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD — Jackey seeks seat on County School Board

    Damon Jackey, 39, is seeking his first full term on the Nelson County Board of Education, District 5. Jackey currently serves on the board, having been appointed this year by the commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education to finish Todd Sanders’ term. Sanders accepted a position with Nelson County Schools, making him ineligible to serve on the board.

  • Record crowd expected at polls

    Tuesday is the day for which politicians have been gearing up — the 2008 General Election — the day the public’s vote will decide who will take over national, state and local offices.

    Voters are reminded to be prepared when they show up at the polls. A record number of people have registered to vote in Kentucky in the November General Election, said Nelson County Clerk Phyllis Mattingly. As of the Oct. 6 deadline, 28,627 people are registered to vote in Nelson County, 2,266 more than for the 2004 General Election.

  • New Haven to see new faces on Council

    Two incumbents and two newcomers will fill the seats on the New Haven Board of Commissioners for the next two years. New Haven residents had five choices to fill the city’s four seats on the Board of Commissioners.

    Incumbents Bob Johnson and Michael Wolf and challengers John Ray Ball and Freddy Mouser were voted to the positions of commissioner.

    Precincts voting in this race include part of New Haven Public School and St. Catherine School.

  • New Haven City Council —Johnson seeks second term

    Terms on City Council: One, seeking second term

    Occupation: Retired

    Current community/civil involvement: President of the Rolling Fork Fire Department Board of Directors

    Top priorities: “To keep what we’ve got in good shape”

    Lifetime resident and incumbent Commissioner Bob Johnson is seeking his second term on New Haven’s Board of Commissioners.

  • NEW HAVEN CITY COUNCIL —Ball seeks first term

    Terms on City Council: None; first time candidate

    Occupation: Maintenance Supervisor for Nelson County Schools

    Current community/civil involvement: None currently

    Top priorities: Increasing New Haven’s population

     

    A 25-year resident of New Haven, John Ray Ball is seeking his first term on the city’s Board of Commissioners.

  • BARDSTOWN CITY COUNCIL —M. Brumley seeks first term

    Terms on City Council: none; first time filing

    Occupation: part-time administrative captain at Nelson County Sheriff’s Department

    Current community/civil involvement: volunteer to help children

    Top priorities: safety of community, ensuring Bardstown is a safe place to live, sewer infrastructure.

     

    Floyd County native Madge Brumley, who made Bardstown her home 28 years ago, filed for one of the six Bardstown City Council seats for the first time this year.