Local

Harvey County sheriff retiring

Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton describes the mass shootings at Excel Industries in Hesston. (Feb. 26, 2016)
Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton describes the mass shootings at Excel Industries in Hesston. (Feb. 26, 2016) File photo

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story had an incorrect time for the reception.

Harvey County Sheriff Townsend “T.” Walton is retiring at the end of the month.

A public retirement party for Walton will be held at 4 p.m. on Nov. 28 at The Meridian Center in Newton. He has spent 28 years in law enforcement, including the past eight as Harvey County sheriff.

Walton, 65, will move with his wife to the state of Washington next month, a county spokeswoman said in a statement announcing his retirement.

Read Next

Stan Finger: 316-268-6437, @StanFinger

  Comments