UHRICHSVILLE -- Judge Brad L. Hillyer announced recently that he has filed his petitions for re-election as Judge of Tuscarawas County Southern District Court for the term commencing Jan. 1, 2013.

Judge Hillyer has served as the judge of the court since 2001. Judge Hillyer indicated that he was looking forward to continuing to serve the voters of the Southern District which includes Uhrichsville, Dennison, Gnadenhutten, Port Washington, Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, and portions of Midvale and Roswell, including Clay, Mill, Oxford, Perry, Rush, Salem, Union, Warwick and Washington townships.

"I am blessed with a beautiful facility in Uhrichsville and have an excellent staff. Our Community Service Program that we run here at the Court is second to none, and I am looking forward to serving the voters for an additional term," said Judge Hillyer.