Residents in the Oak Grove school district will decide who will serve them for the next three years.

Residents in the Oak Grove school district will decide who will serve them for the next three years.

Elections for boards of education in Eastern Jackson County is April 5. There are races in most area school districts with the exception of Fort Osage and Independence.

The following are the candidates running for election for the school board:

Oak Grove (three seats open) – Incumbents Sue Alexander and Scott Fleming, and Troy Pavlica, Ricki Lawler and Jennifer Smith.