UPDATE: Virden new magistrate judge for Northern District court

By Patsy R. Brumfield/NEMS Daily Journal

OXFORD – Jenny Virden of Greenville was appointed today the new magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court in North Mississippi.

Her appointment was announced by Chief Judge Michael P. Mills with the rest of the court.

Virden will replace retiring Magistrate Jerry A. Davis on July 1. She will be based in Greenville and now-Greenville court magistrate David Sanders will be moved to Aberdeen, where Davis has held court for 27 years.

For more, read Tuesday’s NEMS Daily Journal.