(WORTHINGTON) - Interim Worthington Town Marshal Randy Raney was promoted to town marshal Friday after a unanimous vote by the Worthington Town Council.
The Greene County Daily World reports that Raney is the former pastor of New Covenant Ministries in Linton where he served for over 17 years.
About a month ago, Raney stepped down.
Starting in August of 2006, Raney served as a reserve officer with the Linton Police Department for six years.
He has served with the Greene County Drug Task Force for the past five years.
In August of 2011, Raney joined the WPD as a reserve officer then was appointed to a full-time job as a Deputy Marshal in April 2012.
Raney was appointed Interim Marshal last month, succeeding Donald Richardson as head of the town's police department.
Following the meeting, Raney chatted with council members and told them he plans to make some changes, indicating he intends to serve the town and run the department in as professional a manner as possible. Raney hails from Linton. He has been married for 32 years.
He and his wife are the proud parents of two sons and four grandchildren - two girls and two boys. He is a graduate of Linton-Stockton High School.
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