Whitesburg KY

47 candidates meet filing date

A public drawing for ballot positioning for the Nov. 2 General Election is set for 2 p.m. on Aug. 12 at the Letcher Circuit Clerk’s Office.

The deadline to file to run for non-partisan offices in the fall election was Aug. 10.

Noticeable from the list of 47 candidates who met the deadline is the absence of Jenkins Mayor D. Charles Dixon, who has decided not to seek re-election after one term.

Those non-partisan candidates who did file to run are:

• Mayor of Whitesburg: Incumbent James W. Craft Timothy Baker

• Whitesburg City Council:

Incumbents Larry Everidge, James Bates, Sheila Short, Robin Bowen Watko, Freda M. McFall and John Williams

John Cunniff and Jason Griffith • Mayor of Jenkins: G.C. Kincer and Todd DePriest

• Jenkins City Council:

Incumbents Terry Braddock, Carol A. Litts, Chuck Anderson, Richard ‘Rick’ Damron and Rebecca Amburgey

Garnett Bentley, Robert Adams, Kedrick Sanders, Willie Stanley, Linda Baldwin and Roger Profitt

• Mayor of Fleming-Neon:

Incumbent Susie Polis

Joe Brown, Price Mullins and Leon Smith

• Neon City Council:

Incumbents James Collins, Cheryl Furby, Robert Champion, Trey Quillen and Thomas Haynes

Linda Cantrell

• Letcher County Board of Education District One:

Incumbent Dr. Sam Quillen Jr.

Ellis Keyes and Gerald Hacker

• Letcher County Board of Education District Five:

Incumbent Terry Cornett

Lisa Caudill

• Jenkins Independent Board of Education:

Incumbents Eileen Sanders, Durward Narramore Jr. and Paul Stambaugh

Albert ‘Bo’ Smith

• Letcher County Conservation District:

Incumbents Randy Bailey, Thomas Dollarhide and Ron Brunty

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