Magers, Watkins recognized prior to retirement
Sheriff, Undersheriff say goodbye June 30
Last updated 6/24/2022 at 10:24am
DAVENPORT-Dozens of family members, law enforcement officers, county elected officials and community figures packed the Lincoln County Commissioner's chamber to bid Sheriff Wade Magers and Undersheriff Kelly Watkins a happy retirement during a celebration Wednesday, June 22.
Magers and Watkins are both set to retire June 30 after working together with Lincoln County for 32 years.
The current sheriff has been in his post for 15 ½ years and is retiring six months before the conclusion of his fourth elected term. Magers, of Wilbur, was first elected by county citizens in 2006 after se...