Talihina filing opens

Ken Milam
News Editor

Candidates seeking to fill unexpired terms on the Talihina Town Board of Trustees may begin filing for the office this week.

The filing period will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the LeFlore County Election Board office in the courthouse annex on Church Street in Poteau.

Election Board Secretary Sharon Steele said the offices will be filled in a nonpartisan election on Aug. 28, coinciding with state runoff elections.

Last day to register to be eligible to vote will be Aug. 3. The deadline to request absentee ballots will be 5 p.m. Aug. 22.

Early voting will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 23-24.