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From the April 2, 2014 Newspaper

By Richard Harris

   When Judge Wayne Jernigan, Sr. announced his plans to retire as the Chattahoochee Juvenile Court Judge, the area’s Superior Court judges knew two things: they were losing a good judge and they needed to find another one.

   They had 20 very qualified applicants and while evaluating them they kept in mind the main reason for the job, which is to serve – and at times even to save – children.

    “There was a desire among the judges to see this position filled by someone who has demonstrated a commitment to children,” said Judge Bemon Gill McBride, III. “We also wanted someone connected to the rural counties.

   They chose Joey Loudermilk, whose background definitely demonstrates a love of children and families, as well as a commitment to the rural counties.

   He and his wife of 40 years, Ramona, moved to Harris County in 2000 and he currently serves on the County Commission. A few years ago they purchased a beautiful home that was built in the early 1900s. After much thought and prayer, they donated it to establish the Arabella Home for Girls ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.