News Democrat

Sheriff Ellis deploys to Florida


By Wayne Gates – 

Brown County Sheriff Gordon Ellis is in Florida assisting in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
He is part of a contingent of 3500 Ohio National Guard soldiers that have been sent south. The mission is to provide support to civil authorities as the area gets back on its feet.
Ellis is a Deputy Commanding General in the 38th Infantry Division, which is based out of Indianapolis.