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Graves Co. Sheriff Dewayne Redmon Dies

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  Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon died at his home on Saturday. 54-year old Redmonwas first elected sheriff in 2011 and won re-election in November.

The Graves County Coroner told WPSD-TV that Redmon died of natural causes. Redmon had faced some controversy in the last year. He was charged with drug possession after allegedly taking pain medication from the department’s drug drop boxand official misconduct, he pleaded not guilty to those charges last September.


Kentucky Law statesthe County’s Judge Executive shall appoint a successor until an election can occur.


Chad Lampe, a Poplar Bluff, Missouri native, was raised on radio. He credits his father, a broadcast engineer, for his technical knowledge, and his mother for the gift of gab. At ten years old he broke all bonds of the FCC and built his own one watt pirate radio station. His childhood afternoons were spent playing music and interviewing classmates for all his friends to hear. At fourteen he began working for the local radio stations, until he graduated high school. He earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology at Murray State, and a Masters Degree in Mass Communication. In November, 2011, Chad was named Station Manager in 2016.
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