Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane honored several employees Dec. 16 during the office’s annual awards banquet and Christmas dinner.
Lane said more than 150 people attended the event. “We had another great banquet. We had a great meal and were blessed to be able to give several gifts out to employees, attendees and to all of the children that were there,” he said in a press release.
“I am flattered to see the amount of support our sheriff’s office has from the community. We have had another great year and will continue to protect and serve our community,” he added,
The following awards were handed out:
Deputy of the Year -- Colton Goff
Investigator of the Year -- BR Rutherford
Jailer of the Year -- Robert Rice
Reserve Deputy of the Year -- Robert “Bub” Johnson
Dispatcher of the Year -- Whitney Day
Sheriff’s Office Employee of the Year -- Cory Masterson
Sheriff’s Choice Award -- Deputy Jeff Neighbors
Meritorious Service Award -- Steven Jenkins
Appreciation Award -- Mac Moad, Sequoyah County Mounted Search and Rescue
Appreciation Award -- Randy Freeman, Sallisaw animal control
Laura Brown, KXMX Staff Writer
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