- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
Challenger, three incumbents first day filers for aldermen race
Five people filed for four seats on the Jackson Board of Aldermen Tuesday, the first day for filing for the April 6 municipal election.
Only one of the five, James Litzelfelner, is not an incumbent.
Litzelfelner will run against incumbent Joe Bob Baker in Ward 4. Barbara Lohr, David Reiminger and Larry Cunningham, all incumbents, filed for wards 1-3, respectively.
All candidates must be Jackson residents for at least one year, be at least 21 years old and not be indebted to the city for any tax, fine or forfeiture.
Candidates may file until Jan. 16.
In the county, Craig Yamnitz and Michele Griffith filed for the Fruitland fire board and Rock Wilferth filed for the Cape Girardeau Special Road District.