Candidates are lining up to run for seats on area school boards.
Four candidates filed Friday at the Douglas County Courthouse:
• Marlene Merrill, for one of four seats on the Lawrence school board. Merrill is finishing a four-year term on the board, and is seeking re-election.
• Shannon Kimball, also for a seat on the Lawrence board. She is an attorney and member of the district’s Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force.
• Tony Wedel, for the at-large position on the Baldwin City school board.
• Bryan Maring, for a seat on the Eudora school board.
The filing deadline for candidates is noon Jan. 25 at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. The filing fee is $5.