From the Courier Journal:
|The new U.S. attorney for the Western District of
Kentucky is no stranger to that office or the federal courts.|
David J. Hale, who was confirmed Thursday night by the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent, served from 1995 to 1999 as an assistant U.S. attorney, prosecuting bank robbery, drug and child pornography cases, as well as the murder of a soldier at Fort Campbell.
The Senate also confirmed the appointment of Kerry Harvey as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.Hale succeeds David Huber, who resigned last year; Candace Hill had served as interim U.S. attorney. U.S. attorneys are paid $155,500 a year.