Oliver County is short one sheriff’s deputy for the second time this year. When all three deputy positions are filled, Sheriff Dave Hilliard and each of the deputies rotate on a schedule of 12-hour shifts. Having only three people on the schedule requires working some 24-hour shifts and longer than usual stretches without time off.
Competition and controversy bring voters to the polls. With little competition for local offices this year, the main draw for voters in next week’s election, outside of the statewide races, is controversy. There is plenty of that to be found in the eight measures on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Annual pheasant hunt draws largest crowd to date