Keeping The County Clerk Job In The Family

Lexington will soon have a new county clerk but he'll have a familiar name.

Don Blevins, Junior was appointed Tuesday to replace his father, who is retiring after 27 years on the job and 35 years in public office.

The younger Blevins is currently a city councilman, which means mayor Jim Newberry will appoint his successor at city hall.

Don Blevins, Senior says he plans to pursue other interests and will be a phone call away for advice, if it's needed.

Fayette Judge-Executive Sandra Verallas' appointment is effective January 1st.

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