Voters go to the polls today

Poll workers in the Jefferson County Courthouse prepare ballots early this morning. They are, from left, Debbie Riepe, Barbara Bloom, Elodie Sellers and Ray Woody. Today is Election Day for municipalities throughout the state, including Jefferson and Van Buren counties. Voters in incorporated areas will go to the polls to select their mayor, members of their city council, and whether to continue collecting a 1 percent local option sales tax. Polls will remain open until 8 p.m. in both counties.