OREGON COUNTY -- The University of Missouri Extension Council Elections in Oregon County will be held Jan. 22-28. The candidates for the Northern District are: Carl Burkhead, Chris Clark, Charley Erikson, Jim Heiskell, Jonathan Kemper and Janie Richardson. The candidates for the Southern District are: Calvin Crawford, Carl Fraley, Russell Grooms, Bart Kernodle, Herb Poulette and Amos Purcell.
The polling places for the election are: Conoco in Koshkonong, Rivers Edge in Thomasville, Young's Produce in Alton, Alton Senior Center, Mills Feed at Alton, Oregon County Extension Office at Alton, McFann's Garage at Myrtle, Myrtle Quick Stop, Indian Country Junction at Myrtle, Fun and Friends Senior Center at Thayer, and Hirsch Feed and Tindle Feed, both at Thayer.
Extension officials urge all registered voters to cast their ballots at the above locations. Voters can vote only in the voting district where they live.
The Northern District includes Moore-Blackpond, Big Apple, King Woodside, Falling Spring, Piney I, Piney II and Highland. The Southern District includes: Johnson-Ozark, Myrtle, Cedar Bluff, Couch, Jobe-Billmoore, Jeff, Thayer I and Thayer II.