There will be a Candidates Forum held on Thursday evening for the 3 county-wide races. The Candidates Forum will be held at the Little Theater at Vandalia Elementary School and will get underway at 6 pm this Thursday evening. It will feature the 3 county wide races that are on the November 8th ballot. We will start with the Circuit Clerk’s race between Republican incumbent Kathy Emerick and Democrat challenger Ashley Towler, then the Coroner’s race between Republican incumbent Bruce Bowen and Democrat challenger Lori Hall Carter and we’ll finish up with the State’s Attorney’s race between Republican incumbent Joshua Morrison and Democrat challenger Stephen Friedel. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the Candidates Forum that will be Thursday at 6 pm at the Vandalia Little Theater at the Vandalia Elementary School. The event is sponsored by WKRV-WPMB, Vandalia Leader Union and the Vandalia Chamber of Commerce.