By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Town of Weir will hold a special election on August 22 to elect one alderman.
Anyone wishing to run as a candidate in this election must return a petition to the Weir Town Clerk by 5 p.m. August 2. The petition must be signed by 15 qualified electors of the Town of Weir. Petitions may be picked up at the Weir Town Hall, free of charge.
The person elected to the Weir Board of Aldermen will join current aldermen-Clara Hemphill, Doug Atkinson, Floyd Patterson and Jeff McKnight and Mayor Lee James.