Gants named interim Sheriff
Sergeant chosen from three nominees on the county ballot
Last updated 6/13/2022 at 4:54pm
DAVENPORT-It didn't take the Lincoln County Commissioners long to nominate Sergeant Gabe Gants to the position of interim Sheriff, effective July 1 following current Sheriff Wade Magers' retirement June 30.
Gants was chosen from three finalists given to the commissioners by the Lincoln County Republican Central Committee. The finalists, which included Gants, Andy Manke and Jeff Barden, are all running for sheriff in this year's election.
The committee interviewed six candidates Sunday, June 5. All five candidates running for sheriff in Gants, Manke, Jeff Barden, Brian Telford and Adam Joh...