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Saline Courier: Bruce Pennington drops out of sheriff race
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SALINE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – According to The Saline Courier, former sheriff Bruce Pennington is dropping out of the race for sheriff.


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reports that after consulting his family and doctor, he decided to put aside the political race and focus on health.

Pennington pleaded guilty in the summer of 2013 to resisting arrest and public intoxication. The charges came after officers were dispatched to a Saline County bar called Denton's for reports of an intoxicated person who may be trying to drive away from the restaurant. When officers arrived, they found Pennington.

Shortly after the incident, Pennington announced his retirement. Then, he changed his plans, and decided to run for office again.


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