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**THUNDERSTORMS TO THE NORTH MOVING SOUTH/SOUTHWEST**
Complex of storms moving rapidly SSW across NE Texas and NW Louisiana, these may hold together long enough to affect parts of the area tonight. Upper Low to our east has been weakening and has put on the brakes thanks to the ridge of High pressure aloft ...
Gov. Perry makes local judicial appointment
KFDM News - Gov. Rick Perry appointed Tom Rugg as judge of the 58th District Court in Jefferson County.
Rugg, a Republican, is a candidate running against Democrat Kent Walston in the November election.
Rugg has served previously as a judge and spent many years in the district attorney's office.
He was acting district attorney after longtime District Attorney Tom Maness retired.
The court seat opened when Bob Wortham stepped down to run for district attorney. Worthan is running as a Democrat and will face Republican Perry Thomas in November.