For Immediate Release
Dec. 19, 2001
Contact: Terry Sebastian or Rusty Cheuvront (502) 564-2611:

Patton appoints first female judge to the 6th Judicial District

FRANKFORT, KY. - Governor Paul Patton today appointed 30-year-old Lisa Ann Payne, of Owensboro, to the office of district judge for the 6th Judicial District, which includes only Daviess County.

With Payneís appointment, Governor Patton continues to improve the economic status of the women of Kentucky. To date, 42 percent of his administrationís judicial appointments have been women compared to 17 percent when he first took office six years ago. 

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