Candidate Filing Begins For May Primary

January 7, 2014
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Wednesday is the first opportunity residents who plan to run for office can declare candidacy for the 2014 Primary Election. The final deadline is Friday, Feb. 7

Interested parties can file at the county clerk’s office.

The May primary, which will be held May 6, will set the table for the November Election.

State and Federal Offices

In Franklin County, state and federal offices that will be on the ballot include U.S. Representative 6th District, state senator for District 67 and state representatives for Districts 55 and 68.

In Ripley County, offices on the ballot include 6th District U.S. representative, District 43 state senator and state representatives for District 55 and 67.

County Offices

County offices on the ballot in Franklin County are prosecutor; circuit court clerk; circuit court judge; sheriff; auditor; coroner; assessor. Also, Districts 1 and 2 county commissioners and county council seats for Districts 1,2,3 and 4.

In Ripley County, candidates will run for assessor; auditor; sheriff; surveyor; District 1 county commissioner; District 1,2,3 and 4 county council

Township Offices

In both counties, the 2014 elections will also include offices of township trustees, township advisory board members, precinct committeemen for the Democrat party, and state convention delegates.

Town Council positions include Brookville Council Wards 2 and 4 and Osgood Town Council at large.

For Franklin County residents, further information can be gained by contacting the clerk’s office at (765) 647-5111 ext. 3.

Ripley County residents can contact the clerk’s office at (812) 689-4783.

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South Decatur Elementary Color Run @ South Decatur Jr - Sr High School
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South Decatur Elementary School has introduced a new fundraising program called My School Color Run. The My School Color Run program aims to go beyond traditional fundraising. Rather than sell goods, the program aims to engage the entire student body in a fitness initiative that aims to instill a life-long healthy way of living. On Sept. 3, at 9 a.m., the students, staff, and community of South Decatur Elementary School will walk, jog, and run their way toward a healthier life while raising funds for the PTO’s Playground Revitalization Project. The color run will be held at South Decatur Jr-Sr High School, and will be open to the public. This is an untimed fun run. Participants will pass through four color stations throughout the course and end with a massive color toss at the My Color Run Post-Race Party. Participants will be treated to refreshments, music, and fun following the run. Interested participants of all ages can register by visiting www.SouthDecaturMSCR.eventbrite.com, or by completing a paper registration form prior to the event. Registration is $25 for adults 13 and older, and $20 for kids 12 and under. A family of five gets a discount at $20 per person. Pre-registration is[...]