Finalist trio named for 16th Circuit seat

Smyrna judge among candidates recommended by nominating commission

The Judicial Nominating Commission has sent to Gov. Bill Haslam three finalists for the 16th Judicial Circuit Court seat being vacated by Don Ash.

The commission on Friday interviewed each of the 13 applicants and has recommended Haslam choose one of the following people:

• Keta Barnes, Municipal Court judge in Smyrna
• M. Keith Siskin, magistrate for Rutherford County Juvenile Court
• Howard Wilson of Murfreesboro law firm Wilson & Bradley