Polk honors county attorney Tom Hix for service

Published 2:16 pm Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Polk commissioners honored Polk County Attorney Tom Hix for his service to the county on Monday. Hix, who has been battling health problems, was recognized with a plaque and a standing ovation. Hix graduated from the universities of Richmond and Alabama and was one of the youngest elected district court justices for the 29th district. He served as Polk County attorney from 1999 until 2010. Pictured with Hix are: Front row: Polk County Clerk Anne Britton, commissioner Cindy Walker, commissioner Rene McDermott and commissioner Ray Gasperson. Back row: commissioner-elect Tom Pack, commissioner-elect Ted Owens, commissioner Warren Watson, commissioner Tommy Melton and Polk County Manager Ryan Whitson. (photo by Leah Justice)

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