Retiring Judges Honored by Legislature

The Tennessee General Assembly has paid tribute to two longtime judges in the 13th Judicial District who are retiring from the bench this year, WJLE reports. Resolutions honoring Criminal Court Judge Leon Burns Jr. and Circuit Court Judge John Maddux, both of Cookeville, were introduced by Sen. Charlotte Burks and adopted unanimously by both chambers. Judge Burns has served on the bench for 38 years. Judge Maddux has served for 30 years.