Bope Announces Intention to File as Candidate for Sheriff


Another candidate has announced his intention to seek his party’s nomination as Starke County Sheriff.

Bill Bope intends to throw his hat into the ring for Starke County Sheriff on the Republican ticket. He lives near the Bass Lake area.

Bope joins other candidates that have notified WKVI News of their intention to run for the office in the May Primary Election. Brack Rowe recently announced his candidacy as well as Bill Dulin, Harold Smith and Greg Wireman.

The official candidate filing day isn’t until Jan. 8, 2014 and several offices will be up for election next year.

Current Sheriff Oscar Cowen is term limited and will complete his second term in the office on Dec. 31, 2014.