Britton, Milbery win board seats


Free, Barr unofficial winners in Greenfield

By Jeff Gilliland - [email protected]



Current Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education President Terry L. Britton will return to the board next year and former Hillsboro teacher Tom Milbery with join him, according to unofficial results Tuesday night from the Highland County Board of Elections.

There were two seats open in Hillsboro – Britton’s and one currently held by Jerry Walker, who chose not to seek re-election.

Britton received 2,008 votes, Milbery 1,633 and Michael W. Salyer, who ran unsuccessfully four years ago, 1,089 votes, according to the unofficial results.

In Greenfield there were three candidates running for two open seats.

Former school board member Sandy Free received 604 votes, current board president Greg Barr 576, and Jason Allison, a current board member, 549 votes, according to the unofficial results.

In Leesburg, there were seven candidates running for three open seats for the Fairfield Local Schools Board of Education.

Twenty-year board member Ron Friend received 290 votes, Shawn Willey 242, Mary Haag 213, Scott E. Bates 203, Jeff Burleson 145, Jennifer Waterman 93 and Arthur Rigsby 70, according to the unofficial results.

In the Lynchburg-Clay Local School District there were three candidates running for three open seats.

Chad E. McConnaughey received 107 votes, Brad Hess 87 and Bobbie Jo Ernst 84, according to the unofficial results.

In the Bright Local School District there were two candidates, but three open seats.

Mike Ames and Tammy Hauke, both current board members, received 84 votes each, according to the unofficial results.

Bright Local board members are seeking someone willing to fill the third spot, which is open since Steve Cox did not seek re-election.

Any individual who is at least 18 years old and resides in the Bright Local School District can apply for the position.

The district said in a news release that letters of interest must be submitted to the Bright Local Board of Education by 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, and that any letters received after that time will not be accepted.

Letters of interest can be dropped off at 44 N. High St., Mowrystown, or mailed to the board office at the Bright Local School District, P.O. Box 299, Mowrystown, Ohio 45155.

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Free, Barr unofficial winners in Greenfield

By Jeff Gilliland

[email protected]

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