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February 16, 2013

Filing period reaches mid-point to deadline


ORANGE — Rose City

No candidates or incumbents have filed an application for a place on the ballot in Rose City as of Friday. This includes incumbent officials such as Mayor David Bush and councilmen Hernando Ramos and Chad Landry.

Pine Forest

Incumbents Joey Peno and Jason Dunwoody, the Mayor and Place 5 councilman, respectively, have filed applications for re-election this May. Both men remain unopposed at this time.

Resident Darrell E. Talcott has submitted his name for the May election for the Place 1 seat, which is currently held by John Davis. Davis has yet to file.


The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Consolidated Independent School District will have a race between two new candidates seeking the seat in Position 7, which is currently held by Jason Woods. Candidates Ron Borel and Blake Istre have filed for a place on the ballot. Woods has not yet filed.

Incumbent Rex Peveto, Position 6, has filed for re-election but is currently unopposed.


All three incumbents - Rebbeca Rutledge, Place 3; Thad Hill, Place 4; and Jerry McInnis, Place 5 - have filed applications and will seek re-election to the BCISD Board of Trustees. They are currently unopposed.


Incumbent Ricky Jacobs has filed for re-election as a member of the West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District’s Board of Trustees. The other incumbents, Hardy O’Neal and Harry Barclay, have not filed, nor have any new candidates.

Vidor ISD

The Vidor Independent School District has three positions open for the May election this year, but so far only one incumbent and one new candidate have come forth.

Incumbent Mike Kilmer, Position 4, has filed for another term on the school board, but incumbents Sheila Sarver, Position 3, and Michael Quinn, Position 5, have yet to do so.

New candidate Dennis Hill has submitted his name for a place on the May ballot under Position 3.

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