Hazard appointed by governor

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By The Staff

A local woman is among the several committee appointments made by Gov. Steve Beshear last week.

LaWanda K. Hazard was appointed to serve on the Kentucky African-American Heritage Commission. Hazard is a social worker for the Jefferson County School District.

She represents the public at large. The appointment replaces Earl Junior Jackson, whose term has expired. Hazard will serve for a term expiring Feb. 1, 2012.