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November 5th, 2014
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Incumbents retained their seats in yesterday'smidterm elections, with Jackie Walorski (R) defeating Democrat Joe Bock, a University of Notre Dame professor, and Jeff Petermann, an independent who ran under the nomination of the Libertarian party for the US Congressional seat in District 2.
Sheriff Tom Chamberlin will serve a second term, defeating Libertarian challenger Tisha Jacobson-Maher by a wide margin.
Results and vote totals in today's Pilot News.
With 22 precincts reporting, Sheriff Tom Chamberlin has 85 percent of the vote with 6,148 while Tisha Jacobson-Maher has 1,050 votes.
North Township Board race has Jack Roose with 514 votes, Ronnie R. McCartney with 377 votes, Steven M. Davenport with 344 votes and Foster Lee Davenport Jr. with 331 votes.
Polk Township Board has Richard Parker ahead with 439 votes, Clarence Shively with 433, Jerry Lamb with 407 and Nilas Miller with 297 votes.
Walnut Township Board has David L. Stults ahead with 370 votes, Joseph Stone with 342, Kenneth F. Dowdle with 270 and Russell L. Alderfer with 225.
Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."
Donovan, Randy and Glazer recap the Colts Monday night win.
Here are the winner and honorable mentions in the 12 and under category. More than 50 entries were received in this age group.
WINNER: Costume Crisis
BY Jacob Fish
"Arghhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!" Darron yelled, pain rushing through his body.
Here are the entries submitted in the teenage category in the Pilot News' Frightful Tales' contest.
WINNER: The Choices We Make
By David R. Dare
There was only darkness, and a gradually increasing pain. The pain itself had no source and throbbed throughout Jacob's body. Jacob was confused, puzzled by this. He also couldn't remember anything prior to this, only his name, Jacob Winston.
The Pilot News sponsored a Halloween story contest for adults, teens and children 12 and younger. Here are all the entries submitted in the contest.
WINNER: Thorn Street: A Halloween Story
By John W. Vander Velden
An edited version of this story ran in the Pilot News on 10-30. Here is the complete article.
You see them on the highway, city streets, parking lots, businesses, schools, everywhere and they arenâ€™t going anywhere either. They are here within our community all around us to stay.
The Marshall County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting November 3.
Marshall County Commissioners
November 3, 2014
8:30 am Brenda Harper
â€˘ United Way campaign
8:35 am Bart Trester-USI
â€˘ 7th Road update
â€˘ Metronet update
â€˘ Jefferson Street Bridge update
8:45 am Highway Report
9:00 am County Attorney Report â€“Jim Clevenger
9:15 am County Auditor Report
â€˘ Minutes - October 20, 2014
â€˘ November Claims
â€˘ Umbaugh contract
Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.