Hearing for District Judge vacancy in the 11th district to be held in North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be held in the Lincoln County Courthouse beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

The hearing is to fill the role of District Judge in the 11th Judicial District left vacant by the retirement of Judge Donald E. Rowlands.

The 11th District consists of Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Furnas, Hayes, Frontier, Gosper, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow, and Thomas counties. The primary office for the position is in North Platte.

The applicants for the open position are Michael L. Nozicka, Michael E. Piccolo, Tanya K. Roberts-Connick, all of North Platte; Felicia K. Fair, of Ogallala; and Joel B. Jay, of Chappell.

The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening.