Photo: Elkton mayor-elect Arthur Green
Todd County Sheriff Tracy White won by 12 votes when he defeated Tim Porter in 2014 and was a victor by 19 votes Tuesday over Elkton Police Captain Jason Clardy.
Good showings in the Sharon Grove and Guthrie precincts helped propel White to the victory and he will serve another four years.
Leslie Cunningham was elected Todd County Clerk, defeating Brad Powell by 517 votes and she says she won’t disappoint those who have shown confidence in her.
Republican Jeff Penick unseated Todd County Jailer Greg Allen by an 802 vote margin, magistrates Brent Spurlin and Billy Bryant won reelection to their seats, Johnny Knuckles was reelected to the school board in District 3 and Joshua Mosby was elected to the District 4 school board seat.
Neil Kerr will serve as commonwealth’s attorney in Todd and Logan counties after winning both counties by a wide margin.
Former Todd County Judge-Executive Arthur Green defeated City Councilman David Haley to be elected mayor of Elkton and says he’ll sit down with the new chamber of commerce and business leaders to find ways to promote the city.
Elkton City Council will consist of Michael Case, Danny Laster, Frank McReynolds, David Powell, George Orr and Doug Gibson.
One of the Pennyrile region’s longest-serving mayors—Guthrie Mayor Scott Marshall—lost to challenger Jimmy Covington. Marshall has led Guthrie for the last 25 years and helped bring the Novelis plant to the city.
Norma Williams, Harry Green, Pam Turner, Mary Charles King, Katie Covington and Chad Johnson were elected to Guthrie City Council.
Trenton’s next mayor will be Martha Jo Ray, who was unopposed.