R-1 Board filing to open Dec. 7

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

NEW MADRID, Mo. - Filing opens Dec. 7 for two spots on the New Madrid County R-1 Board of Education.

The terms of Ryan Eddy, who currently serves as the Board’s president, and Jenny Cope will expire in 2022.

Recently the filing dates for school boards across Missouri changed. Filing for the two three-terms in the R-1 District will be during regular business hours from Dec. 7 through Dec. 28, however candidates should be aware the school offices will be closed at times due to the Christmas holidays or in the case of inclement weather.

Candidates may file with Lisa Broyles, secretary to the superintendent, at the Central Office at New Madrid County Central High School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Dec. 7. The office will be closed for the Christmas holiday beginning at 3 p.m. Dec. 17 through Dec. 27; on Dec. 28, it will be open from 3-5 p.m. for filing.

Candidates’ names will be placed on the ballot in order of filing. The election is April 5.