Courtroom dedicated in honor of Bob Brotherton - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Courtroom dedicated in honor of Bob Brotherton

A dedication ceremony was held Wednesday to honor 30th District Court Judge Bob Brotherton. (Source: RNN Texoma) A dedication ceremony was held Wednesday to honor 30th District Court Judge Bob Brotherton. (Source: RNN Texoma)
WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -

A dedication ceremony was held Wednesday to honor 30th District Court Judge Bob Brotherton.

It was held at the Judge Arthur R Tipps Juvenile Justice Center in downtown Wichita Falls where a courtroom is now named after Judge Brotherton all because of his many years of service.

"When I became a judge in 1989 I was hoping that being a judge rather than being an attorney I could make more of a difference," Brotherton said. "I think I've been able to do that. That's also very rewarding."

Last year, Judge Brotherton announced he would not run to fill the seat that he has held for 29 years.

At the ceremony, his wife, Missy Brotherton, was also recognized for serving four decades in various positions in Wichita County.

Copyright 2018 RNN Texoma All Rights Reserved

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • Police handcuff black driver for 'vegetation' on car

    Police handcuff black driver for 'vegetation' on car

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:00:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:00:41 GMT
    He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car. (Source: Freedom 1 Organization/CNN)He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car. (Source: Freedom 1 Organization/CNN)

    He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car.

    He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car.

  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:12:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:53:44 GMT
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)

    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.

    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.

  • Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

    Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:07:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:05:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, David Ermold, right, files to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky as Clerk Kim Davis look on in Morehead, Ky. Ermold, a gay man in Kentucky, wants to run against the county clerk w...(AP Photo/Adam Beam, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, David Ermold, right, files to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky as Clerk Kim Davis look on in Morehead, Ky. Ermold, a gay man in Kentucky, wants to run against the county clerk w...

    A gay Kentucky man has lost his bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses despite a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

    A gay Kentucky man has lost his bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses despite a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Powered by Frankly