Union County Justice Court judge's home burns

By Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal

NEW ALBANY – The home of Union County Justice Court Judge Ronnie Rakestraw burned Monday.
Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said the blaze started late Monday morning, destroying the home in the Parks community of east Union County.
While the fire’s circumstances raised no specific suspicions, investigators from State Fire Marshal’s Office will probe the incident because of Rakestraw’s position.