Vote in local school board elections

The following public notices were published by the Osage County Clerk’s Office to announce candidates who filed and voting places for the Nov. 7, 2017, school board elections:

Unified School District No. 434, Osage County, State of Kansas school board member election notice.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. 25-2018 (e), an election of board members in Unified School District No. 434, Osage County, State of Kansas, will be conducted on the 7th day of November, 2017. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The names of the candidates, the positions for which they have filed, and the member districts are as follows:

  • Position 4 – Zachary Anshutz, Overbrook
  • Position 5 – Tanner Black, Carbondale
  • Position 6 – Amy Crotinger, Carbondale

The election for United School District No. 434 school board members will be held at the following voting places for the area designated:

  • North Burlingame Precinct, Schuyler Museum Annex – All territory in Burlingame Township lying within the boundaries of USD 434.
  • Elk Precinct, Grace Community Church, Overbrook – All the territory in Elk Township and Overbrook City lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.
  • Fairfax Precinct, Grace Community Church, Overbrook – All the territory in Fairfax Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.
  • Michigan Valley Precinct, Grace Community Church, Overbrook – All the territory in Junction Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.
  • North Ridgeway Precinct, Elms Community Building – All the territory in Ridgeway Township and Carbondale City in North Ridgeway Precinct lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.
  • South Ridgeway Precinct, Elms Community Building – All the territory in Ridgeway Township and Carbondale City in South Ridgeway Precinct lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.
  • Scranton Precinct, Scranton Community Building – All the territory in Scranton Township and Scranton City lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.
  • Clinton Township, Clinton Township Hall – All the territory in Clinton Township, Douglas County, lying within the boundaries of USD 434.
  • Marion Township, Marion Township Hall – All the territory in Marion Township, Douglas County, lying within the boundaries of USD No. 434.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and official seal this 5th day of September, 2017.

Rhonda Beets, Osage County Clerk/Election Officer


Unified School District No. 420, Osage County, State of Kansas, school board member election notice.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. 25-2018 (e), an election of board members in Unified School District No. 420, Osage County, State of Kansas, will be conducted on the 7th day of November, 2017. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The names of the candidates, the positions for which they have filed, and the member districts are as follows:

  • Position 4, District A – Michael Pitts, Osage City
  • Position 5, District B – No candidates filed
  • Position 6, District C – Corey Linton, Osage City

The election of Unified School District No. 420 school board members will be held at the following voting places for the area designated:

  • Arvonia Township, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Arvonia Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 420.
  • Barclay Township, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Barclay Township lying within the boundaries of USD NO. 420.
  • Dragoon Precinct – Schuyler Museum Annex – All the territory in Dragoon Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 420.
  • Grant Precinct – Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Grant Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 420.
  • Olivet Township, Melvern Community Center – All the territory in Olivet Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 420.
  • Superior Township, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Superior Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 420.
  • First Ward, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in First Ward, Osage City.
  • Second Ward, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Second Ward, Osage City.
  • Third Ward, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Third Ward, Osage City.
  • Fourth Ward, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Fourth Ward, Osage City.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and official seal this 5th day of September, 2017.

Rhonda Beets, Osage County Clerk/Election Officer


Unified School District No. 454, Osage County, State of Kansas school board member election notice.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. 25-2018 (e), an election of board members in Unified School District No. 454, Osage County, State of Kansas, will be conducted on the 7th day of November, 2017. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The names of the candidates, the positions for which they have filed, and the member districts are as follows:

  • Position 4, Member District 1 – Billie L. McClure, Burlingame and Anne Baer, Burlingame
  • Position 5, Member District 2 –  Pamela Masters, Burlingame and Jamie (Moon) Bowman, Burlingame
  • Position 6. Member District 3 – Brandi Shaffer, Burlingame
  • Position 7, Member District at large (unexpired term) – Bruce W. Love, Burlingame, Jackie Diver, Burlingame and Donna Young, Burlingame

The election of Unified School District No. 454 school board members will be held at the following voting places for the area designated:

  • North Burlingame Precinct, Schuyler Museum Annex- All territory in Burlingame Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 454.
  • South Burlingame Precinct, Schuyler Museum Annex – All the territory in Burlingame Township and Burlingame City in South Burlingame Precinct lying within the boundaries of USD No. 454.
  • Dragoon Precinct – Schuyler Museum Annex – All the territory in Dragoon Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 454.
  • Scranton Precinct, Scranton Community Building – All the territory in Scranton Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 454.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and official seal this 5th day of September, 2017.

Rhonda Beets

Osage County Clerk/Election Officer


Unified School District No. 456, Osage County, State of Kansas school board member election notice.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. 25-2018 (e), an election of board members in Unified School District No. 456, Osage County, State of Kansas, will be conducted on the 7th day of November, 2017. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The names of the candidates, the positions for which they have filed, and the member districts are as follows:

  • Position 3, District 3 (unexpired term) – No candidate filed
  • Position 4, District 1 – Mark Lacey, Melvern
  • Position 5, District 2 – Jamie Sowers, Melvern
  • Position 6, District 3 – Caleb McNally, Quenemo

The election of Unified School District No. 456 school board members will be held at the following voting places for the area designated:

  • Agency Precinct, Melvern Community Building – All the territory in Agency Township and the City of Quenemo lying within the boundaries of USD No. 456.
  • Lincoln Precinct, Melvern Community Center – All the territory in Lincoln Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 456.
  • Melvern Towsnhip, Melvern Community Center – All the territory in Melvern Township and the City of Melvern lying within the boundaries of USD No. 456.
  • Olivet Township, Melvern Community Center – All the territory in Olivet Township and the City of Olivet lying within the boundaries of USD No. 456.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and official seal this 7th day of September, 2017.

Rhonda Beets, Osage County Clerk/Election Officer


Unified School District No. 421, Osage County, State of Kansas school board member election notice.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. 25-2018 (e), an election of board members in Unified School District No. 421, Osage County, State of Kansas, will be conducted on the 7th day of November, 2017. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The names of the candidates, the positions for which they have filed, and the member districts are as follows:

  • Position 1B – No candidate filed
  • Position 2B – Bryant W. Derley, Lyndon
  • Position 3B – Melissa K. Herdman, Vassar

The election of Unified School District No. 421 school board members will be held at the following voting places for the area designated:

  • Agency Precinct, Melven Community Building – All the territory in Agency Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • Fairfax Precinct, Grace Community Church – All the territory in Fairfax Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • Vassar Precinct, Lyndon Community Center – All the territory in Junction Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • Melvern Township, Melvern Community Center – All the territory in Melvern Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • Olivet Township, Melvern Community Center – All the territory in Olivet Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • Superior Township, Osage City Community Building – All the territory in Superior Township lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • North Valley Brook Precinct, Lyndon Community Center – All the territory in North Valley Brook Township and Lyndon City, in North Valley Brook Precinct lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.
  • South Valley Brook Precinct, Lyndon Community Center – All the territory in South Valley Brook Township and Lyndon City, in South Valley Brook Precinct lying within the boundaries of USD No. 421.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and official seal this 5th day of September, 2017.

Rhonda Beets, Osage County Clerk/Election Officer


These are not paid public notices and are published as a courtesy to our readers. Please vote in your local elections on Nov. 7, 2017.


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