A budget crisis brought on by a downturn in the energy sector compounded by the coronavirus pandemic is the top issue on the minds of the seven candidates who have filed to seek one of four seats up for election on the Campbell County School District Board of Trustees.

Three incumbents and four challengers filed by Monday’s deadline for the four seats. Even if the incumbents all were to win, there would still be a new face on the board, which is always a good thing, said Lisa Durgin, one of the incumbents seeking reelection.

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