Gov. Rick Perry appointed:
• Tonya Spaeth Ahlschwede of Junction as district attorney for Edwards, Kimble, McCulloch, Mason and Menard counties. She has her own private practice and was an assistant DA before that.
• Robert Hofmann of Mason as judge in the 452nd judicial district, made up of those same five counties. Hofmann is former Mason County attorney and is currently presiding judges of the child protection court of the Hill Country.
• David Stith of Corpus Christi as judge of the 319th judicial district court. He’s a private practice attorney and a former county court at law judge.
• Darrell Davila to run his appointments office. Davila, a former assistant Tarrant County DA, has been handling judicial and legal appointments for Perry. He’ll replace Bech Bruun, named a couple of weeks ago to the Texas Water Development Board.