The son of a former Mercer County Sheriff has been picked by the Mercer County Democratic Central Committee to fill out current Sheriff Tom Thompson’s term. Thompson is retiring December 20th and Bill Glancey’s name is being recommended to fill the vacancy. The Mercer County Board will consider the appointment on January 7th. Glancey is the son of former Mercer County Sheriff Larry Glancey and is retiring from his detective position with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department on December 13th. Glancey has been with the department for over 30-years. Thompson’s term runs through December of 2014.