Three new filers, Friday deadline for ballot spot

Three new filers have submitted applications for various seats on local boards this week.

Friday, February 15 is the deadline to submit an application for a place on the ballot for the May 4 elections for the Mount Vernon City Council, the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees, and the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors. See the February 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of those who have tossed their hats into the ring.