Candidate filing opened Wednesday morning in Sulphur Springs with both incumbents filing applications for school board and one incumbent filing for city council.
Incumbent Robbin Vaughn is seeking a third term on the school board. She was first elected to the board in 2014. She has served as secretary and vice president, and is currently serving her second consecutive term as president of the school board.
Vaughn is a juvenile probation officer with the 8th Judicial District Juvenile Probation Office in Sulphur Springs.
Incumbent Robert Cody is also seeking a third term on the school board. He too was first elected to the board in 2014. He previously served as board secretary, and was re-elected in 2019 by his fellow trustees as vice president of the board.
Cody is the Corporate Controller for GSC Enterprises, Inc. in Sulphur Springs.
Candidate filing for a place on the ballot for two full-term seats on Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 14. Applications are available in SSISD Tax Office, located in the SSISD Administration Building, 631 Connally St.
Incumbent John A. Sellers also filed candidacy Wednesday morning for Place 7 on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Sellers is completing his third term on the council, has served and in December was selected to again serve as mayor. He has been marketing director for City National Bank of Sulphur Springs since 2006.
Candidate filing for Places 1-3 and Places 5-7 on the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council ballot continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 14, at City Hall, 201 North Davis St. Residents should see City Secretary Gale Roberts for an application packet.