School board petitions available

From staff reports

Candidates for the District 1 Louisville Municipal School Board of Trustees may pick up nominating petitions and other applicable documents in the LMSD superintendent’s office at 112 South Columbus Ave in Louisville.

The filing period for nominating petitions began Dec. 3 and ends at 4 p.m. January 22.

Petitions are to be filed with the secretary to the Board of Education in the superintendent’s office. The petition must contain 25 qualified electors signatures on a proper petition sheet. The petition must be turned in by January 22 and all signatures must be qualified voters in District 1.

The election will be held March 2, 2013 at the Louisville High School Auditorium on Ivy Avenue in Louisville.

For additional information candidates may contact the superintendent’s office or check out the Secretary of State’s website at http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections.