Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Carl A. Carder, of Gallatin, as the new Associate County Commissioner for Daviess County on Aug. 2. Carder will fill a vacancy created by the death of Commissioner Danny Heldenbrand.
Carder, a Democrat, retired in January 2011 after 27 years in maintenance and construction with the Missouri Department of Transportation. A veteran of 30 years in the U.S. Navy Seabees, both active duty and reserve, Carder