Governor Matt Bevin has appointed David E. Williams of London to the position of interim Magistrate for the First District of Laurel County. Williams replaces the Honorable Roy Crawford, who recently passed away. Williams went on to say he will not be running as a candidate for the position when the time comes. He requested to serve in a temporary role. Currently, Williams is an owner of Bush Fire Services and BFS Transportation. Williams’ appointment takes effect immediately, and he will serve until the position is filled in the November midterm election.