Monday, August 21, 2006

Commissioners' Comment for August #2

By Norman Bassett, Public Information Officer
This program is heard on WJEJ 1240 AM and WICL 95.9 FM

August Program #2
Charles Mades has been elected to five terms as Sheriff of Washington County. Charley says it's time to retire and let someone younger take on the top law enforcement role. He talks about changes in the Sheriff's Department over the last 20 years, and challenges the incoming Sheriff will have to face.

This year's distribution by the Gaming Commission amounts to $2,884,489.46. Norman Bassett reports on where the money goes.