Whitesburg KY

9 have filed to run for county offices

Nine candidates have officially filed to run for county offices in the 2010 May Primary Election. Incumbents Magistrate District 3 Codell Gibson, Letcher County Judge/Executive Jim Ward, Letcher Court Clerk Winston Meade, Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb and Letcher County Jailer Don McCall have all returned their paperwork to the Letcher County Clerk’s Office.

Wallace “Spanky” Bolling Jr., who was appointed coroner by Judge Ward on Feb. 28, will seek election to the coroner’s office. Others showing interest in the coroner’s office are Whitesburg City Councilman Perry Fowler, a Democrat, and Marty Baker, a Republican.

Jamie Hatton has filed to run for the Democratic nomination to the office of Letcher County Attorney, while incumbent Harold Bolling, also a Democrat, has picked up filing papers indicating he plans to seek another term.

James A. Hubbard, assistant county attorney, and Kevin R. Mullins, assistant Letcher Commonwealth’s Attorney, have both filed in the Secretary of State’s Office in Frankfort to run for judge of the 47th Judicial District.

Others who have picked up papers from the clerk’s office indicating they would run for office include incumbent Property Valuation Ad ministrator Randy Hall, a Democrat. Randy Blair has picked up papers to run for the Republican nomination for PVA.

Former Kentucky State Police Trooper Bennett David Combs and Sunset Breeding, both Democrats, have picked up papers to challenge Sheriff Webb in next May’s primary election.

Incumbent County Surveyor Richard D. Hall has also picked up papers.

Elbert Lee, an Independent, has picked up papers showing his interest in running for county judge/executive.

Incumbent Bob Lewis, a Republican from Partridge; Hager H. Trent, a Republican from Cowan; Brenda Williamson, a Democrat from Partridge; and Charles Hall, a Republican from Whitesburg, are interested in running for magistrate of District 1.

Incumbent Archie Banks, a Democrat; former magistrate Terry Adams, a Republican; and Kenneth Anderson, a Democrat, have picked up papers to run for magistrate of District 2.

Former magistrate Durward E. “Trey” Narramore III, a Republican, picked up his papers to run for magistrate in District 3.

Incumbent District Four Magistrate Keith W. Adams has picked up his candidacy papers, as have incumbent District Five Magistrate Wayne Fleming, a Democrat, and Randy Johnson, a Republican.

Incumbent District Four Constable Harvey Campbell has picked up papers indicating he will run again for the office he now holds.

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