Former AG to Preside Over Murder Trial

Former state Attorney General Paul G. Summers will preside over the 10-year-old murder trial of Tyrone Tackett after the recusal of Sumner County Criminal Court Judge Dee David Gay. Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary R. Wade appointed Summers earlier this month after it was argued that Gay gave advice to Hendersonville police officers while serving as an assistant district attorney,  the Tennessean reports.