The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Local News

December 7, 2012

D118 election draws interest

DANVILLE — Nine people have picked up nominating petitions and shown an interest in vying for a seat on the Danville District 118 school board.

The school board has four seats to be filled during the upcoming April 9 election. The terms that are expiring are for Dr. Randal P. Ashton, Daniel D. Brown, Greg Hilleary and Frank R. Young. Those four vacancies are full terms of four years each.

As of Friday, all four incumbent candidates have picked up nominating petitions as well as Michael Luzenske, Johnny Carey, Phyllis Roth, Lon Henderson and David Woodrow.

Prospective candidates may pick up nominating petitions and other applicable documents from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the superintendent’s office at the Jackson Building, 516 N. Jackson St.

Qualifications for candidates include being a citizen of the United States, of the age of 18 years or older, a resident of Illinois and of the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the election, a registered voter, registered to vote in general elections from a residence located in the school district on the date of the election and shall not be a school trustee or school treasurer.

The filing period for nominating petitions begins at 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, and ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26. Petitions are to be filed with the secretary to the board of education in the superintendent’s office. Objections to petitions need to be filed between Dec. 27 and Jan. 3.

Candidates’ names will appear on the election ballot in the order in which their nominating papers are received in the secretary’s office.

Since District 118 will be closed for winter break during part of the petition filing and objection period, the superintendent’s office will be open for limited hours between Dec. 20 and Jan. 2.

The office hours are as follows: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 17-19; 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 20 and 21; office closed Dec. 24 and 25; 3-5 p.m. Dec. 26, the last day to file; 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 27, 28 and 31; office closed Jan. 1; 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 2, with a lottery drawing at 10 a.m.; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 3.

Additional information for candidates is also available from Marietta West, election specialist, Vermilion County Clerk, 6 N. Vermilion St., Danville at 554-1911 or from the Illinois State Board of Elections website at http://www.elections.state.il.us/Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/2011canguide.pdf.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • School sign-up begins

    July 29, 2014

  • CRIS offers breakfast

    July 29, 2014

  • Police, Fire Reports

    July 29, 2014

  • NWS-CN 07-20 Foster mug County clerk on hunt for general election judges DANVILLE — The Vermilion County Clerk’s office is looking for a few good men and women for this year’s general election.On Thursday, Vermilion County Board members certified the county’s first group of election judges for the November general electio

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-CN 07-29 Talking photo Report: Medicare looking better WASHINGTON — Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.Getting relief from a slowdown in health care spending, the program’s giant hospital trust fund won’t be exhausted until 2030, the

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police Reports Incidents reported to police include:DanvilleFriday:Battery and obstructing an officer in the 1600 block of East English Street.Burglary at The Juke, 1214 E. Main St.Saturday:Theft in the 1500 block of Oak Street.Vehicle burglary in the 100 block of

    July 29, 2014

  • Two hurt in weekend shootings in Danville DANVILLE — Two victims are listed in good condition following a pair of weekend shooting incidents in Danville.Danville Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason confirmed the shootings, which took place around 8:15 p.m. Friday and just before 5 a.m.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fire Calls Firefighters responded to the following calls:Saturday, 10:08-10:23 a.m. — A medical call in the 200 block of Delaware Avenue.Saturday, 10:47-10:54 a.m. — Assist Medix in the first block of East Harrison Street.Saturday, 11:37-11:49 a.m. — A medical

    July 29, 2014

  • Library sets program for Farmers' Market

    July 28, 2014

  • Reception celebrates truck

    July 28, 2014

E-edition
Spring 2014 Photos


Buy these photos and more via Smugmug

AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Two women barely avoid being hit by train Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth
Must Read