3 nominees announced for circuit judge in central Kentucky

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Officials say three people have been nominated to serve as a judge for the 11th Judicial Circuit in central Kentucky. The Judicial Nominating Commission announced on Monday that the nominees are Arthur Daniel “Dan” Kelly of Springfield, Brian Matthew Kester of Campbellsville and Kaelin Goheen Reed of Lebanon. The district includes Green, Marion, Taylor and Washington counties. Kelly currently servers as a special judge for the circuit, Kester is an assistant county attorney for Taylor County and Reed owns Reed Law Office. The former judge, Allan Ray Bertram, resigned in January.