Lone Oak to hire new Police Chief

Lone Oak – The City of Lone Oak is about to get a new Police Chief. The Lone Oak City Council is scheduled Tuesday during a special session to consider hiring Wade Kern as the new police chief, 12 days after it accepted the resignation of former Police Chief Neil Dent. There were also reports that Mike Roach, the only other paid police officer, had resigned as well. The Council has requested the assistance of the Hunt County Sheriff's Office in dealing with law enforcement during the interim.

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