Quantcast

Madison Co. Attorney Steps Down From Elected Post - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Madison Co. Attorney Steps Down From Elected Post

Posted: Updated:

RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Madison County Attorney Marc Robbins announced during a Fiscal Court Meeting that he will resign as Madison County Attorney.

Robbins, who served five unopposed terms as Madison County Attorney, was first elected in November 1998. 

In his farewell address to the Fiscal Court, Robbins noted that his concern over the impending pension debate led him to the decision to retire early.

“Our community owes a debt of gratitude to Marc for his public service, not only locally in Madison County but also statewide and nationally serving on many boards and commissions,” said Judge Executive Reagan Taylor.

“The role of appointing a new County Attorney is a role I do not take lightly,” said Judge Taylor. “With the issues we have facing our County we will need an individual willing to put in the hard work and dedication to help the County navigate many legal issues including our detention center overcrowding situation, pension reform repercussions, as well as the day to day legal guidance a County of our size needs and demands.”

In accordance with KRS 63.220, the next step in the process will be for Judge Executive Reagan Taylor to appoint an individual to fill the term ending in January 2019.  Judge Taylor anticipates having an appointment selected no later than the end of next week.

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Police: Mother Arrested After Drugs Found In 1-Year-Old's System

    Police: Mother Arrested After Drugs Found In 1-Year-Old's System

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:42:08 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A mother was arrested Friday on a warrant after hospital officials allegedly found drugs in her 1-year-old's system. According to an arrest citation, 24-year-old Stephanie Ann James took her son to the hospital around 11:17 p.m. June 7 because "he was limp, lethargic, and had trouble holding his head up." Officials say during the medical evaluation, the child tested positive for morphine, methamphetamines, and THC.  The citation goes on...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A mother was arrested Friday on a warrant after hospital officials allegedly found drugs in her 1-year-old's system. According to an arrest citation, 24-year-old Stephanie Ann James took her son to the hospital around 11:17 p.m. June 7 because "he was limp, lethargic, and had trouble holding his head up." Officials say during the medical evaluation, the child tested positive for morphine, methamphetamines, and THC.  The citation goes on...

  • Second Toddler Dies After Being Pulled From Babysitter's Pool, Hospital Says

    Second Toddler Dies After Being Pulled From Babysitter's Pool, Hospital Says

    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-07-23 01:46:31 GMT
    WBIRWBIR
    WBIRWBIR
    KNOXVILLE, Tn. (WBIR) -  A nearly two-year-old boy died Sunday afternoon after being pulled from his babysitter's pool last week, according to East Tennessee Children's Hospital. His twin sister drowned in the same West Knox County pool Friday morning. NBC affiliate WBIR-TV reports twins were in the care of a babysitter at a home on Fox Lonas Road. She told investigators she began looking for the children when another child arrived at 10 a.m. She found them in the deep...
    KNOXVILLE, Tn. (WBIR) -  A nearly two-year-old boy died Sunday afternoon after being pulled from his babysitter's pool last week, according to East Tennessee Children's Hospital. His twin sister drowned in the same West Knox County pool Friday morning. NBC affiliate WBIR-TV reports twins were in the care of a babysitter at a home on Fox Lonas Road. She told investigators she began looking for the children when another child arrived at 10 a.m. She found them in the deep...
  • Waitress Throws Down Customer Who Groped Her In Now Viral Video

    Waitress Throws Down Customer Who Groped Her In Now Viral Video

    Sunday, July 22 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-07-22 19:32:50 GMT
    COURTESY REDDITCOURTESY REDDIT
    COURTESY REDDITCOURTESY REDDIT
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Video from a Georgia restaurant shows a man reach out and touch the backside of a female server, who quickly grabs him by the collar and slams him into a wall. Click here to watch the video. The apparent groping and full-contact response were captured by a security camera at Vinnie Van Go-Go's pizzeria. Savannah police charged 31-year-old Ryan Cherwinski of Palm Bay, Florida, with a misdemeanor count of sexual battery. A clip of the June 30 takedown wound...
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Video from a Georgia restaurant shows a man reach out and touch the backside of a female server, who quickly grabs him by the collar and slams him into a wall. Click here to watch the video. The apparent groping and full-contact response were captured by a security camera at Vinnie Van Go-Go's pizzeria. Savannah police charged 31-year-old Ryan Cherwinski of Palm Bay, Florida, with a misdemeanor count of sexual battery. A clip of the June 30 takedown wound...
Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2018, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?