The races are set for May’s primary elections. In Starke County, one hotly-contested office is county clerk. Current auditor Kay Chaffins is challenging incumbent Vicki Cooley for the Democratic party nomination. The winner would presumably face Republican Bernadette Welter-Manuel in November’s general election.
Community Services of Starke County is looking for a new executive director. Becky Anspach was terminated from the position last month, according to Community Services Board President Judy Ahlenius. Continue reading