According to the Town Talk, Bill Robinson, a retired chief deputy, will be formally announcing his candidacy for sheriff of Rapides Parish on January 9th at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. From the Town Talk’s report:
Robinson, 59, of Elmer worked in the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office for 29 years. He retired as chief deputy in 2004.
Sheriff William Earl Hilton has said he will not seek re-election.
The primary for the sheriff’s race will be in October of this year. The next sheriff will take office in July 2008.
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