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Three Submit their Names for County Judge in the Eighth Judicial District

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Friday, June 22, 2012

LINCOLN – Michael S. Borders, Gary G. Peterson, and Tami K. Schendt, all of Broken  Bow, have submitted applications for appointment as County Judge in the 8th Judicial  District consisting of Blaine, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Holt, Howard,  Keya Paha, Loup, Rock, Sherman, Valley, and Wheeler counties.  The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Broken Bow, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Gary G. Washburn.

The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be held in the District  Courtroom at the Custer County Courthouse located in Broken Bow, Nebraska, beginning at 1:00  p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2012.  The Commission will review all applicants for the office at  that time.

The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning  candidates for the judicial opening. Persons, if any, wishing to publicly comment favorably  on qualifications of the applicants should attempt to coordinate with the applicants. Public  comments, if any, in opposition to the applicants will be received at the hearing. A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/commissions/jncccdc8-roster.shtml.  

For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please  call (402) 471-3730.  For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska  Relay System, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.

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