April 1961 For the first time in Lawrenceville’s history, the city council would have a woman alderman, Eda Breyfogle. The newly elected mayor was Charles Hedde. Other aldermen elected were Tom Mills, Ivan Mayfield, and Paul Gray. Bill Cannon was elected Police magistrate.
James W Neely was elected Bridgeport mayor with Lawrence Gognat winning reelection as city clerk. James Spencer was unopposed for city treasurer. Aldermen elected were Jerry L Brown, Kenneth Miller, and Robert R Ernst.
In Sumner John Goodman was elected mayor. Elva Fyffe was elected city clerk and Lela Mae Barnett treasurer. Elmer Zwilling, Curtis Hughes, and Ellis Earnst were elected aldermen.
Birds residents voted to keep the community on a "Wet" status, and allow liquor to be sold in the one tavern within the village limits. Glen Earnst was elected president of the town board by one vote over Ray Yoho. Donald Shank won as a write- in candidate for village clerk; Midford Pierson, Glenn Smith and Herbert Riggs were elected town trustees.
Dr Carl McCammon was elected mayor of St Francisville over Bobby Spidel. John England, City clerk, Josie E Foss, treasurer, and aldermen Arthur Rhinehart, Lawrence Vanwey and Glenn Wolfe were unopposed.