Wednesday Feb 26
Pemiscot County candidates begin signing up for August primary
Candidates began signing up for the August Pemiscot County primary on Feb. 25, and according to Pemiscot County Clerk Pam Treece, some of the races are already contested.
Pemiscot County School Board races heat up
School board races across Pemiscot County are all going to be contests this time around as sign ups to be named on the ballot ended Jan. 21. The North Pemiscot School District in Wardell, MO has the most contested race with 12 people signed up to run for three open seats.
Cities of Steele, Hayti, and Wardell have contested races
The city of Steele, MO will only have one contested race on their ballot as the deadline to sign up to run for municipal election ended Jan 21. According to City Clerk Linda Nowlin, the seats up for election are Mayor, Chief of Police, Alderpersons in Ward 1 & 2 and City Judge.
Noted in Brief - posted Jan. 10
THE FAYETTE ARMSTRONG COMMUNITY BETTERMENT GROUP will meet Monday at noon in the Commercial Trust Community Room.
Former Steele police officer awarded attorney's fees on discrimination suit
A former Steele, MO police officer who sued the city for sexual discrimination and harassment has had her verdict upheld by the court on Dec. 30, and her attorney was awarded $154,678 in attorney fees.