Three incumbents re-elected to Arthur Community Unit District 305 school board

The three incumbents retained their seats on the Arthur Community Unit School District 305 Board of Education as a result of the April 6 Consolidated Election.

The incumbents are Kristie Mechling of Lovington, Ryan Nettles and Suzanne Berkich both of Arthur.

For four-year terms (vote for three): Kristie Mechling 616, Charidy Louden Butcher 331, Ryan Nettles 563, and Suzanne Berkich 431.

Arthur Village President

Incumbent Rod Randall was the only candidate on the ballot and received 184 votes.

Arthur Village Clerk

Rhonda Rhoades, incumbent and the only candidate on the ballot, was re-elected receiving 195 votes.

Arthur Village Trustees

Four candidates ran for four seats on the Arthur Village Board. Three seats were for four-year terms and one was a two-year term.

Two incumbents and a newcomer ran unopposed in the election. David C. Tiffin (incumbent) 174 votes; H. Michael Hilgenberg (incumbent) 178 votes; and newcomer Jim Fleming received 162 votes. Each carries a four-year term.

Incumbent Matt Bernius received 173 votes for the 2-year term and ran unopposed.

Arthur Community Park District

Kevin Strong and Danny Miller, both incumbents, were re-elected for four-year terms. Strong received 53 votes and Miller had 76 votes.

Newcomer and write-in candidate Mark Krutsinger was elected to a two-year term and received 68 votes.

Arthur Library District

Two newcomers and one incumbent ran unopposed. John Stewart 198 votes; Stevi Stutzman 178 votes; and Cindy Yoder, incumbent and write-in candidate, received 83 votes. They were elected to serve four-year terms.

Voter turnout in Douglas and Moultrie counties was low except in the Arthur School District race.

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