MT. VERNON — —
MT. VERNON — A sixth sheriff candidate filed for candidacy prior to the deadline, setting up three candidates for each party in the March 18 primary.
David G. Morris, a Republican, filed on Monday resulting in a battle among he, John Scott and John Lewis for the party's nomination. Morris and Lewis are from Mt. Vernon, Scott from Waltonville.
Three Democrats also filed for the office, including Travis Allen of Bonnie, Joey Porter of Bluford and incumbent Roger D. Mulch of Mt. Vernon.
Read more about candidates who filed in Wednesday's print edition of the Register-News.