A vacancy in the 10th Judicial Circuit is being filled.
Thomas Keith has been tabbed by Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride to be resident Circuit Court Judge in Stark County.
Keith, who's appointment is effective April 5th, will fill the vacancy created when Judge Stuart Borden retired.
Keith, a Limestone High School graduate, lived and farmed in Stark County 17 years.
Keith has been an assistant U.S. Attorney since 1994.