SIKESTON - With less than a week left to file, a race has developed in Ward 2.
Kevin Melrose filed for the ward representative seat in Ward 2 Thursday, according to Carroll Couch, city clerk, joining Jim Terrell who filed Nov. 12.
Also filing Nov. 12 was Bart Grant, sole candidate in Ward 3.
Sikeston voters also have two candidates so far for the city's first elected mayor: Mike Marshall and Harry Sharp.
Those who wish to file for city office have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to do so.
School board filing opens 8 a.m. Dec. 24 and closes 5 p.m. Jan. 21.