Harrison County attorney Charles “Bill” Kuster Jr. has been appointed to fill the 18th Judicial District judge’s position.
Gov. Steve Beshear signed the order Thursday, May 13, selecting Kuster from a list of three nominees.
Kuster will fill the unexpired term of Judge Jay Delaney, who was appointed to the 18th Judicial Circuit position earlier this year.
Kuster is one of three candidates seeking election to the office for a term beginning Jan. 1, 2011.
For more on this story, see next week’s Cynthiana Democrat.