Thomas Barr
Belcher wins special election

 SHEPHERDSVILLE — After a paper jam and voting location confusion, Democrat Linda Belcher has been elected representative of the 49th district.

Belcher won the special election against Republican Rebecca Johnson with a vote of 3,386 to 1,561.

She will finish the late Dan Johnson’s term and will be up for re-election this November.

Look for the full story in Monday’s edition of The Pioneer News.