County Board To Consider Thompson Replacement On January 7th

sheriff's officeThe Mercer County Board will have a replacement to consider for the Mercer County Sheriff position at the regular January board meeting. County Board Chairman Jeff McWhorter says he will be presenting a name on January 7th.

Tom Thompson is retiring December 20th. Chief Deputy Jeff Dale will serve as interim Sheriff until the county board approves the replacement to fill out Thompson’s term, which runs through December of 2014.