So far there are four candidates vying for three open Union R-XI School Board seats in the April 8 municipal election.
Two board incumbents, and two others, have filed for the seats
Board members Virgil Weideman, 26 Longwood Drive, Union; and Teresa Connelly, 2144 Bachelor Creek Road, Union; and newcomers Tinecia Schuttenberg, 621 Highway UU, Union; and Aaron P. Bockhorst, 767 Crider Lane, Union, all filed for office the day filing opened.
The terms of Weideman, Connelly and Kate Jones end next year.
Names will appear in the order candidates file. Weideman was the first to file, followed by Schuttenberg, Bockhorst and Connelly.
People may file for candidacy until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the district administration office, 770 Independence Drive.
The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The office also will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, but will reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 21 and remain open until the 5 p.m. deadline.
For more information, people may call Steve Bryant, district superintendent, at 636-583-8626.