Landmark News Service
Laura Donnell, the commonwealth’s attorney who represents Anderson, Shelby and a portion of Spencer counties, achieved a high honor last month when she received the 2013 Outstanding Commonwealth Attorney award.
Two commonwealth’s attorneys are selected each year for that honor, one Republican and one Democrat. Donnell is a Republican, and Brent Turner, representing the 31st Judicial Circuit, as the Democrat. Donnell’s circuit is the 53rd.