Jackson County names new chief probation officer

Carrie Tormoehlen will become Jackson County’s chief probation officer, effective Monday.

That announcement recently was made by Jackson Circuit Court Judge Richard Poynter, Jackson Superior Court I Judge AmyMarie Travis and Jackson Superior Court II Judge Bruce MacTavish.

Tormoehlen will replace Norman Phillips, who is retiring.

In a joint statement, the judges thanked Phillips for his years of dedicated service as the chief probation officer and wished him success in his retirement.