Constable sworn in

On Monday, June 7, Perry Circuit Court Judge Allison Wells swore in Brad Stidham as Perry County Constable of District 1 following the recent death of former Constable Ben Stidham. On Friday, May 21, Perry County Constable Ben Stidham, 38, passed away. Stidham was actively serving his second term as Perry County constable in District 1 and served as chief of the Grapevine-Chavies Fire Department. Ben Stidham was a former special deputy for the Perry County Sheriff's Office. As of this week, Stidham's brother, Brad, will serve as Perry County constable of District 1 to finish out his brother's term.