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Sheriff Submits Resignation
HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WKRC) -- Ron Ward told Highland County Commissioners that he plans to step down.
During a meeting with commissioners the sheriff said he did not intend to seek another term in 2016. Ward is stepping down now because he has accepted a job with the Hillsboro School District.
His resignation goes into effect November 16th. Chief Deputy Chuck Middleton will serve as interim sheriff.
A special election will be held next year.