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Election filings open in Oregon County

Thursday, December 11, 2003

Staff Writer

OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley has announced election filing dates for the April 6 election.

Several municipal and county seats open will be open, including positions on the Oregon County Ambulance Board.

Hensley said the District 2 position currently held by Betty "Dee Dee" Gum and the District 5 position held by Laird Kelly will be open. Hensley said both are three-year seats.

Candidated may file between Dec. 16 and 5 p.m. Jan. 20 in Hensley's office.

No positions will be open on the Oregon County Health Department Board of Directors.

The county clerk said the Thayer Special Road District will have one position open in the April 6 election; the seat is currently held by Dorothy Ellis.

Filing dates for the ambulance board and Thayer Special Road District are all the same.

The cities of Alton and Thayer will both have alderman positions on the spring election ballot.

The North Ward alderman seat in Alton held by Dinah Slaughter and the South Ward seat held by Bill Young will be up for election.

The North Ward seat in the city of Thayer held by Fern Hickinbotham and the South Ward position held by Steve Hall will also be on the ballot.

All four alderman seats in both municipalities are two-year seats.

Contact Oregon County Clerk Elections Hensley at 417-778-7475 for more information regarding any of the election filings.

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