Madison County Commissioners taking applications for public defender position

MADISON - The Madison County Board of Commissioners is taking applications for the remainder of the public defender’s unexpired term.  Melissa Wentling resigned the office last month, effective July 26th.  The commissioners have until August 5th to fill the position.  The current term of office for the Public Defender ends in January of 2015.  Those interested in serving in the position should submit a written application to the office of the Madison County Clerk, by 5:00 P.M., Thursday, July 18th.  The commissioners will interview applicants Tuesday, July 23rd