Judge Evans retires, three candidates seek to replace him
Coschocton, Ohio: Judge Richard Evans plans to retire from his position on the Coshocton County Court of Common Pleas. He has served on this court for 33 years. Three Ohio attorneys have lined up to replace him: Bob Batchelor, Van Blanchard II, and William Todd Drow. The two Republican candidates, Batchelor and Blanchard, will compete in the May 4, 2010 primary election. The winner will face Drown, the only Democratic candidate, in the general election.