Stoppa resigns as justice of the peace
Barger in line to fill out term
The Hill County Commission Friday will vote on requesting District Judge David Rice to appoint the winner of the county justice of the peace election to the position Tuesday.
Justice Terry Stoppa resigned effective Oct. 31, two days before Audrey Barger won the election to take over the position at the start of next year.
Hill County Commission Chair Mike Wendland said Wednesday the commission will request Barger be appointed to fill the remainder of Stoppa's term.
Barger, Hill County deputy clerk of court, said this morning she knew that, if elected and...