New Deputy on patrol

Sheriff Blanton announced a new employee at the Sheriff's Office is just beginning training. Max, an 8 week old Bloodhound, arrived at the Sheriff's Office on August 29. He will begin training this week and will be running trails alone in a couple of months. 

The Sheriff's Office Bloodhound Tracking Team currently has three other bloodhounds: Jerry Lee, Moses, and Holly. The are used regularly to locate wanted and missing persons who have fled or left an area on foot.