Hiland, Ferguson Take Oaths

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There’s a new United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and a new 20th Judicial Prosecuting Attorney.

On Tuesday afternoon, Cody Hiland was sworn in by United States District Court Judge J. Leon Holmes to become the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Hiland was nominated by President Donald Trump on June 29th and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 28th.  MORE

On Wednesday morning, Luke Ferguson, of Greenbrier, was sworn in as 20th Judicial District prosecuting attorney by Circuit Judge Troy Braswell Jr.

Ferguson will finish out Hiland’s term, which expires at the end of 2018.

 

 

 

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