Small town, rural America helped elect Donald Trump. And Greentown, a community of less than 2,500 people, was one of those places where voters threw their support behind the president, with 77 percent casting their ballots in his favor.
WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night after he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states.
INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Victoria Spartz has won a hotly contested congressional district in central Indiana, extending the GOP's decades-long hold on a seat that was a top target of Democrats.
WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the "blue wall" battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump's path.
Howard County Elections
Norris Jones, a Howard County Courthouse security officer and retired Kokomo Police Department official, filed his candidacy Thursday to run for sheriff.
A handful of Howard County officials filed their candidacies for the 2018 election Wednesday, wasting no time on the first day declarations of candidacy were accepted at clerks’ offices across Indiana.
Dawn Lushin, the daughter of longtime Center Township Trustee Jean Lushin, has announced her candidacy for the same office, challenging incumbent Democrat Robert Lee in this May’s primary election.
Tipton County Elections
TIPTON – Tipton County Prosecutor Jay Rich, currently seeking reelection for his fourth term as county prosecutor, will be running against Democratic candidate Justin Clouser in the 2018 general election.
Miami County Elections
PERU – Jeff Sinkovics, Miami County chief deputy prosecutor, has filed his candidacy for Miami County prosecuting attorney in the May primary election on the Republican ticket.
PERU – Tamara Geiselman, the Miami County first deputy clerk and an Army veteran, has declared her candidacy for Miami County clerk as a Republican in the May primary election.
PERU – Karen LeMaster, a longtime Miami County deputy assessor, has announced her candidacy for Miami County Assessor on the Republican ticket in the May primary election.
PERU – Christian Sands, a local attorney and a former Miami County deputy prosecutor, has announced he is running for Miami County prosecutor in the 2018 primary election on the Republican ticket.
PERU -- Rick Brown, an Indiana State Police sergeant and Air Force veteran, has announced he is running for Miami County sheriff in the 2018 primary election on the Republican ticket.
Three Republican Statehouse mainstays from Howard County filed for re-election last week and will now spend the next month awaiting the potential candidate filings of local competitors.
This Week's Circulars
- Kokomo's country star is releasing a children's album
- Kokomo man guilty of murder sentenced to 55 years
- Manslaughter, reckless homicide charges against Kokomo man dropped
- Poulard's Cajun Cuisine closing after nearly 2 years
- Kokomo woman sentenced in 2020 neglect case
- Miami County coroner looking for next of kin
- Woman guilty of drowning grandson gets 65 years
- Air Force passes over Grissom for new refueling tankers
- Witness statements shine some light on Tolle, Briscoe homicides
- Nearing 90, two newlyweds enjoy life together