GRIMES COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell gave Anderson-Shiro Elementary students a surprise welcome when arriving at school that morning.
Sheriff Sowell along with Sheriff’s SRO Deputy Mark Telthorester, Jail Sgt. Ozell Covington, DPS Trooper Kevin Smith assisted students with unloading in the “car-rider” line when arriving at school.
Furthermore, on the date of Monday, September 10th 2018 at 2:35 PM, Sheriff Sowell celebrated the historic moment of becoming the longest serving Sheriff of Grimes County with serving 20 years as Sheriff.
Sheriff Sowell was appointed Sheriff by Commissioner’s Court on September 10, 1998 after Sheriff Bill Foster left office and has subsequently won re-election since.
He has proudly served the citizens of Grimes County and looks forward to continuing to serve as Sheriff.