The Retired Education Personnel of Winston County honored former students who are now serving as elected law enforcement officials on
The REPM honored Mike Arledge, Sheriff of Lowndes County; Steve Gladney, Sheriff of Oktibbeha County and Jason Pugh, Sheriff of Winston County.
Each sheriff discussed their job duties and responsibilities as well as the funds and other items available to the office.
Pugh stated, “The Winston County sheriff operates with 5 full time deputies, 2 investigators and 6 part time deputies.” He noted that the county has almost 20,000 residents to help insure the safety of and that manpower was the number need of the department.
Also, as part of the meeting REPM president Joe Wylie talked about the tornado on April 28 and the loss of his home of 43 years.