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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
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.