Every so often, County Progress asks our distinguished Judges and Commissioners to allow us a glimpse into their public lives, giving us a fresh appreciation for the myriad of roles and responsibilities they shoulder every day. Our thanks to Gaines County Judge Tom Keyes for taking the time to visit with us.
My folks moved to Seminole, the county seat of Gaines County, in 1950 when my father was named high school principal. I was born in Seminole in 1952. I went through the local school system, graduating in 1970. While growing up, I spent several summers as a junior lifeguard at the local pool. However, in high school I went to work for my best friend’s dad chopping cotton and … [Read more...] about A Glimpse in the Life of Gaines County Judge Tom Keyes