Deadline Monday to file for city and school election

The deadline to register as a candidate for a listing on the ballot for the May 12 elections for either the Mount Vernon City Council or the MVISD Board of Trustees has been set for 5 p.m. on Monday, March 5. For a listing of those who have registered to run in each of these elections, see the March 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.