Filings close Tuesday for several city, school and water district posts on the April ballot. A trustee to the county hospital has will be elected.
Filing in Houston’s Ward I: Kevin Stilley filed for the post currently held by Joe Honeycutt, who is seeking re-election. Charles “Chalky” Wells and Fawn Bell are candidates for the Ward II seat held by Sheila Walker. Seeking re-election is Ward III Alderwoman Viki Narancich, who is running unopposed thus far.
Here is a rundown for the latest filings (some offices have been closed due to inclement weather):
At Raymondville School, the terms of Allan Branstetter and Doug Swan expire. Branstetter refiled for a three-year term.
A five-year term on the Texas County Memorial Hospital board appears on the April ballot. The position is held by Jay Loveland, who has refiled.
Re-filing for Houston board of education are Leon Slape and Stacie Ely, as well as Tim Malam. The terms are three years. The school has opened its offices and will be open until 5 p.m. today for anyone who wishes to file.
Voters will decide three, four-year positions on the Texas County Emergency Services Board. It oversees a three-eighths cent sales tax for 911 services in Texas County. The incumbents are Bill Bridges, Scott Lindsey and Brad Evans, who filed earlier. Hope Martin of Licking also has filed.