Candidates Rush To File For May Primary

first_imgLocal clerk’s offices have remained busy since the start of filing season. Political candidates have had over a week to file for the primary election in May.Several offices are up for election at the local and state level this year. The final day to file for political office is Friday, Feb. 7. As of Thursday morning, here is a list of candidates that have filed for office:Franklin CountyClerk of Circuit Court – Karla Bauman (R)Auditor – Stephen Brack (R)Assessor – Sharon Halcomb (D)County Commissioner – Scott McDonough (R)County Council District 1– Joe Sizemore (R)County Council District 3 – Jeff Koch (R)County Council District 4 – Carroll Lanning (D)Brookville Town Council Ward 2– Darrel Flashpohler (D)Sheriff – Kenneth Murphy (R);  Barry Bischoff (R);  John Roberts Jr. (R)Delegate: Charles RatzFor township trustees, Delbert Spurlock filed for Laurel and Sue Waechter filed for Ray Township. Three have filed so far for Democratic party precinct committeemen including, Bess Edwards, Brookville 1; Karen Hodapp, Fairfield; and Delbert Spurlock, Laurel.Ripley CountyAs of Thursday morning, 26 people have  officially filed for office:Auditor- Bill Wagner (R)Assessor – Shawna Bushhorn (R)County Commissioner – Bill Flannery (R); Robert Linville (R)County Council – Ron Decker (R); Dephane Smith (R); William DramannOsgood Council – Linda Krinop (R); Norman Kappes (D)Sheriff – Jeff Cumberworth (R); Tim Sutton (D); Joe Mann (R); Josh Thompson (R)Surveyor – Jeff French (R)Delegates: Ginger Bradford, William Bradford, Sue French, Jeff French.For trustees, Cynthia Melton for Otter Creek and Ray Tucker for Otter Creek advisory board; Donna Linville filed for Center Township; and Janice Linkmeyer, Edwena Matthews and Kenneth Copeland filed for Brown Township. For precinct committeemen, Alberta Doll and David Chandler filed for Democrats.Those running for judge, prosecutor,  state senator or representative must file through the state of Indiana. Ryan King filed for Ripley County Circuit Judge and Ric Hertel filed for Ripley County Prosecutor. In addition, Randy Frye filed to run for another term as District 67 State Representative. Rising Sun Attorney Lane Siekman is also seeking a Democratic nomination to the 6th Congressional District currently held by Republican Luke Messer.last_img read more

La Liga: Real Madrid on the verge of title with Granada win

first_imgReal Madrid have moved another step closer to securing a first La Liga title since 2017, with a vital 2-1 win away at Granada on Monday night. Zinedine Zidane’s side need two points from their remaining two games of the 2019-20 season to seal the title, and Los Blancos could secure it with a win at home to Villarreal later this week. Read Also: Man United, Chelsea Fans Unhappy over Man City ban overturn However, Real Madrid were unable to maintain their level after the break, as the home side looked set to stage a dramatic comeback. Darwin Machis slotted home on 50 minutes to give Martinez’s side a fighting chance, but a determined Real Madrid had enough to hold on, with Sergio Ramos and Thibaut Courtois both denying Granada in the closing stages. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 First half goals from Ferland Mendy and Karim Benzema did the damage for visitors, in a dominant first half display in Andalucia. Victory against Diego Martinez’s side makes it nine successive league wins for Zidane, following the restart of the 2019-20 campaign back in June.center_img Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooTop 8 Best Looking US First Ladies Ever7 Netflix Shows Cancelled Because They Don’t Get The Ratings7 Worst Things To Do To Your Phone5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksArchaeologists Still Have No Explanation For These Discoveries8 Shows You Didn’t Want To Watch At The EndTop 10 TV Characters Meant To Be Iconic10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest PocketTop 9 Scariest Haunted Castles In Europe10 Stargazing Locations To ‘Connect With Nature’ Loading… last_img read more

School resource officer arrests man with two guns

first_imgColumbus, IN — A Columbus Police Department (CPD) school resource officer assigned to a Columbus middle school arrested a man with two concealed firearms Wednesday after he was spotted by the officer on school property. Columbus Chief of Police, Michael Richardson stated, “I would like to commend the officer for his swift actions today. This is just one example of why we have veteran law enforcement officers in our Columbus schools. By being proactive, rather than reactive, Officer Ross was able to investigate and confront a potential threat to student safety and arrest the suspect without incident.”Around 11:15 am, CPD School Resource Officer Greg Ross observed a man, later identified as Michael K. Jones, 38, of Columbus, acting suspiciously around vehicles in the Central Middle School staff parking area. Ross made contact with Jones and took him into custody after determining that he was in possession of two handguns that were loaded and concealed on his person. Jones was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail where he was charged on an allegation of Possession of a Firearm on School Property.Detectives from the Columbus Police Department are assisting with this ongoing investigation.last_img read more