class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-41639″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/judgesjohnsonrandow.jpg” alt=”judgesjohnsonrandow” width=”500″ height=”289″ />The courthouse crowd and friends today bid a fond farewell to 2 retiring judges on the 9th judicial district bench of Rapides Parish.
Judges Donald Johnson and Harry Randow both have served as chief judges, a post now held by Randow. Judge Johnson was on the bench from 1993 and Judge Randow dating back to 1998.
Judge Johnson becomes the first African-American judge on the bench to take retirement. Judge Randow was in private practice before his election.
KLAX ABC 31 News 12/5/14