Tue. 11:43 p.m.: Two newcomers, incumbent fill openings on Mathews school board

VIENNA — In a crowded, seven-person race, an incumbent and two newcomers were the top vote-getters for three seats on the Mathews Local School District Board of Education.

Incomplete and unofficial results in Tuesday’s election had newcomer Tom Gifford receiving 22.7 percent of the votes; newcomer Jim Pegg Jr., 16.5 percent; and incumbent Tarin Brown, 15.8 percent.

Other candidates were Steve Haynie, 14 percent; incumbent Terry Woodyard, 11.3 percent; Dan Douglas, 10.3 percent; and Rusty DeJean, 9.4 percent.

The other incumbent, Jamie Koehler, did not seek re-election.

Read the full story in the Wednesday Tribune Chronicle.

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