Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde
, a Democrat, has announced he'll seek a third term next year. In a news release, he said he'd raised $90,000 for another campaign and has $110,000 on hand. No opponent has yet announced.
Hyde's release touted, among others, countywide curbside recycling, a crisis unit for the mentally ill, expanded counseling for troubled youth and expanded media efforts.
Correction: Voters in 2016 approved four-year terms for county officials. This will be the first election in 2018 for the longer term.