School board filing begins
The filing period for the annual school election begins Tuesday, June 30, and continues until noon on Tuesday, July 7. All candidates must have a petition of candidacy containing the signatures of at least 20 registered voters--who are residents of the school district, and their zone if applicable--a political practice pledge, and an affidavit of eligibility when filing.
County Clerk Teresa Rouse said petitions will be filed in her office located in the Poinsett County Courthouse at 401 Market Street in Harrisburg. Regular office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Anyone with questions or needing assistance regarding filing may contact the office at 870-578-4410 for assistance.