School Board Candidates Can Begin Circulating Petitions For April Election

Those interested in running for a local school board can begin circulating petitions now. Petitions must be turned in by December 19. School board elections are April 14. Contact your local school district office or county clerk for petition information.

In the Mercer County School District, Bill Smock, Mark Bieri and Mike Bowns are up for election. Bowns, who is serving as board president, announced Wednesday night that he will not be seeking re-election to the board.