Tuesday, November 6, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. | Bloomberg
Since 1999 — when the late Eugene Moore was tapped by Cook County Democratic heavyweights like John Stroger, Jr. and John Daley to finish out Jesse White’s term as Cook County Recorder of Deeds after White was elected Illinois Secretary of State — a Maywood resident has helmed the recorder’s office.
Continue reading “Running Unopposed, Maywoodian Karen Yarbrough Becomes Next County Clerk”
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Karen Yarbrough on stage after the premier of her first play, Passin’ where the river bends. | VFP
Karen Yarbrough, the owner of an insurance agency, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds, and the Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, is known widely as an entrepreneur and politician. Now you can call also call her a playwright.
Continue reading “The County Recorder’s Latest Act — A Stage Play Set In Maywood”
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Yarbrough, left, with former Illinois governor Pat Quinn. | Cook County Recorder of Deeds
Karen Yarbrough — the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and Maywood resident who is also the Proviso Township Democratic committeewoman — will likely run unopposed in the March 20 Democratic Primary to replace the retiring David Orr as Cook County Clerk.
Continue reading “Yarbrough Likely To Run Unopposed For Clerk After Attorney Tossed Off Ballot”