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Roberts announces run for judge executive

By Dave Taylor Election season is officially underway, and a current magistrate has thrown his hat into the ring hoping to become the next county judge executive. Johnny “Chic” Roberts, 47, announced his intention to file to run for the county’s top seat Wednesday and forego seeking re-election to his seat as District 2 magistrate.…

Pat Gaynor: one of Hancock County’s WWII heroes

By Dave Taylor Steve Gaynor wasn’t born when his dad, Harold C. “Pat” Gaynor went off to war in 1945, but he recognizes the sacrifice his dad made, one that ultimately left him disabled and led to an early death for the well-liked local World War II hero. Pat Gaynor was just 19 years old…

Filing opens for 2018 election, all county seats on ballot

By Dave Taylor Wednesday marked the first day that candidates could file for the busy 2018, which will include all county positions and both city councils, as well as the Hawesville mayor. Filing for partisan races began on November 8 and will run through January 30, 2018 at 4 p.m. Non-partisan races, like school board,…

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