Incumbent wins Augusta council primary

In the Augusta City Council race in Ward 4, the only ward with a primary, incumbent Robert Griffith, and Matt K. Malone advanced to the April 5 general election.

Griffith received 41.8 percent of the votes and Malone 37.8 percent.

Don A. Patterson received 20.4 percent.

That council race was the only primary in Butler County.

_ Fred Mann