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Rains beginning to move into SE Texas as lift approaches ahead of strong upper level disturbance. 1-2 inches of rain likely overnight. Some of the storms will be strong with gusty winds, instability is weak though so a big severe weather outbreak is ...
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.