CELINA- Celina City Schools District's combined bond issue and tax levy to build new schools fell just short of passing on Tuesday.
The roughly $69.25 million bond issue and 0.5-mill maintenance levy for the proposed building project were presented as one issue. Mercer County electors cast 2,241 votes against and 2,065 in support of the issue, according to the board of elections unofficial summary results. [More]
CELINA - Matthew Gilmore won the Republican nomination for the Mercer County probate/juvenile court judge seat, according to unofficial results on Tuesday night.
No Democrats filed to compete for the position in the November general election.
According to Tuesday night's tally, Gilmore received 3,657 votes while his opponent, Donna M. Post, received 2,091. Last-minute mail-in ballots will change the numbers in the final, official results. [More]
CELINA - Longtime Mercer County Commissioner Jerry Laffin pulled through to secure the Republican nomination for re-election on Tuesday, narrowly staving off a challenge from relatively fresh-faced Andy Schwieterman of Celina.