In Nov. 12 Issue
As the date arrived and the hour dawned it was County Clerk Lisha Popplewell (R) who was first to file for a spot on the ballot in next November's general election.
Popplewell said she told the others who were gathering she'd be helping them fill theirs out all morning so she was putting hers in right then.
"They all got a big laugh out of that," she added.
In all over 20 people have filed for the various offices up for grabs.
Filing for the office of sheriff were incumbent Larry Bennett(R) along with Tim Pierce(R) and James Eugene Fetty(D).
Brooke Bunch(D) filed to remain in office as the Property Valuation Administrator.
Filing for jailer were Bobby S. Dunbar(R) and Tim Glover(D).
The two filing so far for the position of county judge are incumbent Mickey Garner(R) and Ralph Creech(R).
Incumbent Mark Leon McGaha(R) filed for county attorney as did challenger Kevin Shearer(R).
Filing for district 2 magistrate were Randall Bunch(R) and Travis Mann(R).
Those filing for district 4 magistrate were incumbent Jimmy R. McQueary(R) and Dale Carey(R).
Larry Hold(R) filed for the district 5 magistrate's seat.
Larry D. Skaggs(R) filed for re-election to the post of coroner.
Filing for constable positions were Larry Appleby(R) for district 1 and Michael "Toe Joe" Bray for district 5.