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New leadership assumes roles
Elected officials sworn in
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These four newly elected officials were sworn in Wednesday afternoon in front of a large crowd of friends, family, and supporters. Pictured from left are, Sheriff Jackie Matheny Jr., County Executive Terry Bell, General Sessions Judge Ryan J. Moore, and District Attorney Chris Stanford. - photo by Bethany Porter

Warren County officially has a new sheriff, county executive, general sessions judge, and district attorney as they were sworn in Wednesday afternoon. 

The Circuit Courtroom was standing room only as a large crowd of family, friends and supporters gathered to watch the elected officials be sworn in. Judge Bill Locke swore in the new General Sessions Judge Ryan J. Moore. Moore was accompanied by his wife, Ashley, as he vowed to administer justice to the best of his skill and ability. 

Judge Bart Stanley then swore in the new County Executive Terry Bell. He swore to support the constitution and faithfully perform the duties of the office of the County Executive. 

Jackie Matheny Jr. was sworn in as the new Warren County Sheriff. Matheny promised to faithfully execute the office of sheriff to the best of his knowledge and abilities agreeably to the law. 

Chris Stanford was sworn in as the new District Attorney for Warren and White County. Stanford was sworn in with his wife, Christina, by his side and he swore to support the constitution of the state of Tennessee and the constitution of the United States. 

Their first official day in office was Thursday, September 1.