November 8, 2012

Lewis unseats Reed in Laurel County school board race

E.B. school board will have 2 new faces

By Carol Mills
Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Jeff Lewis receive more than twice the votes than Lola Reed to unseat her in School Board District No. 4.

Lewis received 1,947 votes; Reed received 854; and Mark Begley, who withdrew from the race early on but was still on the ballot, received 460. Reed came on board in 2004.

In the School Board District No. 5 race, Charles “Bud” Stuber received 2,020 votes compared to Albert Binder’s 1,644. Stuber came on board in 2009. School Board District No. 2 incumbent Ed Jones, who has been on the board since 1992, received 2,132 to nine write-ins.

The East Bernstadt Independent school board will have two new faces. Sandra Smith and Mequeil Storm beat out incumbents Kenny Woodruff and Robert Frost.

Smith received 253; Storm, 212; Woodruff, 197; and Frost, 146.