New Muhlenberg County Sheriff Appointed by Fiscal Court

A special-called meeting was held by members of the Muhlenberg County Fiscal Court on Monday where a new Muhlenberg County Sheriff was named.

Posted: Oct 5, 2020 4:31 PM
Updated: Oct 5, 2020 7:58 PM

The Muhlenberg County Fiscal Court held a special-called meeting on Monday at 2:00 p.m., where a new Muhlenberg County Sheriff was named.

On Monday, Oct. 5, Will Ward was appointed as the new Muhlenberg County Sheriff through a unanimous vote made by the members of the Muhlenberg County Fiscal Court.

Ward served as Deputy and second-in-command to former Muhlenberg County Sheriff Ricki Allen, who died on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Until the Muhlenberg County Fiscal Court appointed Ward as sheriff on Monday, Muhlenberg County Coroner Larry Vincent had been serving as the sitting sheriff.



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