Commissioners name Stroud as sheriff

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Will serve last year of Norsworthy’s term

DALE STROUD IS sworn into office as Burleson County sheriff on Friday, Oct. 18, in the old District Courtroom. Also pictured is Burleson County Judge Keith Schroeder and County Clerk Anna Schielack. Stroud replaces Thomas Norsworthy who recently resigned.
Retired Burleson County Sheriff Dale Stroud was appointed on Friday, Oct. 18, by Burleson County commissioners to replace Thomas Norsworthy, who resigned citing personal reasons. Stroud will serve as interim sheriff in the final year of Norsworthy’s term and said he will not run for the position in 2020 -- leaving a wide open race. Stroud was selected by the commissioners after a full day of…

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