A new year set to begin in Barry County
December 30, 2020
Above, newly sworn in, elected Barry County officials display their oaths of office after a short ceremony at the courthouse Tuesday morning.
Shown, left to right, are: Gene Robbins, Southern Commissioner; Gary Swearingen, Coroner; Gary Schad, Northern Commissioner; Danny Boyd, Sheriff; Sherry Smith, Assessor; and Sam Madsen, Public Administrator.
In a short ceremony in front of the sheriff’s office Tuesday afternoon, 44 Barry County deputies were sworn in under sheriff-elect Danny Boyd, after he was sworn in earlier that day. The law requires that all county officials be sworn in prior to January 1, the day when newly elected officials will assume their responsibilities.
Shown swearing the deputies in, at left in the photo above, left to right, are: Circuit Clerk , Craig Williams; Sheriff-Elect, Danny Boyd; and Sheriff Gary Davis.