Gov. Brad Henry appoints Darrell Shepherd District Court Judge District 15, Office Two.
Judge Shepherd replaces Bruce Sewell, who resigned.
“Judge Shepherd has worked for the people of Oklahoma for more than 20 years, much of that time spend in Wagoner County,” Henry says. “His experience, knowledge and temperament have already served him well on the bench and I know that, as District Judge, he will continue to serve the citizens of Wagoner and Cherokee counties with distinction.”
In the past two years, Judge Shepherd implemented and presided over Mental Health Court and Juvenile Drug Court in Wagoner County.