Phelps files for mayor

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By Linda Ireland

The deadline for candidates to file for nonpartisan races is only days away. All paperwork must be filed by 4 p.m. Aug. 12 in the LaRue County Clerk’s office.

All six seats on Hodgenville City Council are up for grabs, as are two seats on the LaRue County School Board (District 3 – Lincoln Farm and Buffalo; and District 5 – Hodgenville, Otter, Atilla and Mount Sherman).

City Council members serve two-year terms; school board members serve four years.

One person, Jim Phelps Jr., has filed for mayor. The term is for four years.

Farrah L. Pruitt of Buffalo has filed for school board in District 3.

Chris Hines of Upton has filed for mayor of the City of Upton.

Candidates wanting more information about running for political office can contact the County Clerk’s office in the LaRue County Courthouse or visit the Kentucky State Board of Elections Web site at www.elect.ky.gov.