Instead of printing candidates' biographies in random order, those who are running against each other will be profiled in the same issue.
Republicans and Democrats who are unopposed now but will face general election opposition should make their announcements at this time.
The story will provide information about the person's life. Then, each candidate will be allowed in no more than 150 words to tell why he or she should be elected, basing it either on qualifications or issues. Attacks on opponents won't be permitted in that space. The N-D&L reserves the right to edit those comments but hopes to be able to carry them as they are written.
A picture of the candidates will also be run, and the N-D&L will take the picture if one is not available. The picture must be of the candidate only.
Family pictures or endorsements should appear in advertisements. N-D&L account executives have information on advertising packages.
Candidates should arrange for interviews a minimum of 10 days before the article appears.
The schedule for carrying the stories is as follows:
March 26: Sixth District constable
March 29: Coroner
April 2: First District magistrate
April 5: Second District magistrate
April 9: Third District magistrate
April 12: Fourth District magistrate
April 16: Fifth District magistrate
April 19: Sixth District magistrate
April 23: Jailer
April 26: Sheriff
April 30: Judge/Executive
May 3: Russellville council
May 7: Russellville mayor