Filings slow down for April 8 election
There were no new fillings last week for the April 8 municipal and district elections in eastern Pike County.
Here are those who had filed as of Monday, morning, Dec. 30.
In Louisiana, — Bart Niedner, Russell Stephens, David Johner and David Minor have all filed for mayor. For City Council, Time Carter has filed for Ward 1 and Chuck Hoffman has filed for Ward 3. There are also council spots open for Ward 2 and Ward 4.
In Clarksville, no one has filed yet for two board of aldermen spots and the city collector position.
No one has filed yet for three city trustee positions available in Paynesville.
The same is true for Eolia, where two town trustee positions are available.
In Annada there is one board of trustee position open but no one actually files for it., Voters simply cast their ballot for the resident of their choice.
Four people have filed for three open slots on the Louisiana R-II School Board. They are Daryle Wallace, Josh DePriest, Carolyn Hathaway and Melissa Cerbin.
Melaney Magruder Mathis has filed for the Pike County R-III (Clopton) School Board, which has three seats to fill at the election.
The BONCL School Board race has three positions open. Kevin Keely, Linda Beer and Jan Shulford have filed.
For the Pike County Memorial Hospital Board, Bob Mustell has filed to fulfill a one-year term and Allen Lockard has filed for a five-year term.
Two spots are open on the Pike County Home Health and Hospice Board and Jerry Hickerson is the only one that has filed.
No one has filed yet for the one position open on the Louisiana Special Road District No. 3 board.
No has filed yet for one spot on the Buffalo Township Fire Protection district board.
Election filings will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, according to the Pike County clerk’s office.