LIMA, Ohio The chief magistrate in Allen County Juvenile Court yesterday was appointed by Gov. Ted Strickland as judge of the county s probate and juvenile courts.
Glenn Derryberry, 56, of Lima will replace longtime Juvenile and Probate Judge David Kinworthy, who retired Sept. 30.
Mr. Derryberry, who worked as chief magistrate under Judge Kinworthy for 18 years, will begin his new duties with the court Monday.
To keep the post, he would need to run for election in November, 2008.