Former sheriff takes new job with county

February 15, 2015
John Pickard

John Pickard

By Jay Nolan


A familiar face has showed up in a new place. Former three-term Knox County Sheriff John Pickard has accepted the job of assistant Knox County road foreman.

“This was a position we had that was held by Earl Swafford before he passed away,” said Judge-Executive J.M. Hall. Pickard had 20-plus years of experience with Delta Gas, before serving 12 years as Knox County Sheriff.

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