County judge’s wife cleared to take his job

Posted: February 23, 2013 at 2:35 a.m.

Members of the Franklin County Quorum Court voted 8-1 Thursday night to appoint Janet Powell to replace her husband, Joe Powell, as Franklin County judge when he resigns next Thursday.

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