Lincoln - The Judicial Nominating Commission for the County Court in the 11th Judicial District has forwarded the names of nominees to Gov. Dave Heineman for his consideration.
The nominees for County Court judge are: Mark R. McKeone of Cozad; Gary G. Peterson of Broken Bow; Jeffrey M. Wightman of Lexington; and Todd D. Wilson of Elwood.
The 11th Judicial District consists of Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow and Thomas Counties.
The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Carlton E. Clark.