Circuit Judge John T. Madden, left, administers the oath of office to elected officials in the Wetzel County Courthouse Dec. 12. Pictured from left are Tom Shepherd, magistrate; Liz Ellis, magistrate assistant; Worthy Paul, assistant prosecutor; Tim Haught, prosecutor; Henry Parsons, surveyor; Ralph Phillips, assessor; Scott Lemley, county commissioner; and James Hoskins, sheriff.
Madden did not seek re-election after serving the Second Judicial Circuit of Marshall, Tyler and Wetzel Counties for 19 years. He will leave office at the end of the year.
(Photo by Amy Witschey)