SIKESTON - With three candidates filed to represent Ward 2, Sikeston will have a Feb. 4 primary election.
Filed to run in Ward 2 are Kevin Melrose, Jim Terrell and Shad Old.
The primary election will determine which two candidates will appear on the ballot for the April election.
Two candidates, Mike Marshall and Harry Sharp, have filed to be the city's first elected mayor and Bart Grant and David Teachout have filed for council seats representing Ward 3.
Filing for the municipal positions closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday.