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JP search underway to fill Taylor County Precinct 1, Place 2 job

Published On: Jul 02 2013 05:34:22 PM CDT
Taylor County Courthouse

ABILENE, Texas -

Taylor County Commissioners are reviewing applicants for an open Justice of the Peace position.

The Precinct 1, Place 2 job is open following the retirement of A.L. Deatherage.

Applications for that job were closed June 28th.  County Judge Downing Bolls tells us 15 people have applied for the position.

Bolls says the list will be whittled down to five and then interviews will be conducted.

The person named to replace Deatheridge will fill out his unexpired term and the will have to run for the office in 2014.