By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support local journalism.
Deadline nears for city races
Placeholder Image
Potential candidates thinking about throwing a hat into the political ring in the upcoming city elections have only a week left to make up their minds.“The deadline to submit completed candidate petitions is at noon, Aug. 18,” said election administrator Donna Smith of the deadline to qualify to run for McMinnville mayor or one of the three alderman spots up for grabs this November. There will also be municipal elections in Centertown, Morrison and Viola, with deadlines falling on the same day.In the city of McMinnville, it is still a two-way race for mayor as incumbent Mayor Jimmy Haley is being challenged by Alderman Jimmy Bonner, with no other qualifying petitions picked up. Bonner is also running for reelection to his alderman post.