A Shelbyville attorney and former longtime member of the Shelby County School Board has been appointed to serve at the state level.
Samuel D. Hinkle IVof Shelbyville, an attorney with Stoll Keenon Ogden, was appointed last week by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to the Kentucky Board of Education.
He represents the 6th Supreme Court District and replaces Judith H. Gibbons, whose term has expired; his term will expire April 14, 2018.
Hinkle is of one two appointments to the state board, along with retired educator Debra L. Cook of Corbin.