Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Magistrate for Pendleton County

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, February 21, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Mark A. Hart, of Falmouth, as magistrate for the third district of Pendleton County. 

Hart is a paramedic and firefighter for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Division of Fire.  He received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northern Kentucky University.  Hart is a member of the Falmouth City Council, the Pendleton County Search and Rescue, Inc. Board of Directors, the Northern Kentucky Interfaith Commission and American Legion Post 109.  He is an elder for Falmouth Christian Church and is married to Lisa Hart.

Hart replaces Paul Dickison, who passed away in December 2006.  He will serve until the seat is filled by general election this November, according to the provisions of Section 152 of the Kentucky Constitution.