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Dan Ballou loses race for seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court

34th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Dan Ballou will remain on the bench in Whitley and McCreary counties after losing his bid to serve on the Kentucky Supreme Court Tuesday night. The 11-year veteran judge was defeated by Court of Appeals Judge Debra Hembree Lambert by a margin of...

Ky. Supreme Court: Lambert says experience makes her best choice

Debra Hembree Lambert has seen the courts in Kentucky from multiple vantage points including as a private attorney, commonwealth’s attorney, city attorney, family court judge, and currently, as one of the 14 judges on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The Bell County native is...

Ky. Supreme Court: Ballou sees job as being a humble referee

After 11 years on the 34th Judicial Circuit bench, Dan Ballou is seeking a new judicial position as a member of the Kentucky Supreme Court. Judge Dan Ballou, a 12-year Marine Corps veteran, has served the judicial circuit covering Whitley and McCreary Counties since 2007, when he...