By Roxanne McKnight
Most of the Limestone County candidates who won their races in the November elections were sworn in to office Thursday, Jan. 1, at the courthouse.
Most were candidates who were re-elected, but two new officeholders sworn in were County Commissioner Pct. 2 W.A. "Sonny" Baker and Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Mike Bell.
Baker had his grandson, Ethan Minchew, 14, of Round Rock, hold the Bible upon which Baker swore his oath.
Similarly, Bell had his grandson, Brett Bell, 11, of Mexia, hold the Bible for him.
County Judge Daniel Burkeen, who was sworn in first by his administrative assistant, Lori Moore, conducted the swearing in of each official.
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