While money is tight, Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton said the office is in decent financial condition.
“We watch our budget closely,” he said of an approximate $18 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. “We are fortunate that we stay within our budget guidelines. I stay in close contact with all of my departments and request a monthly expenditure sheet and I go over it every month. We manage the taxpayer’s dollars as well as I think it can be managed and still be able to keep good equipment and salaries. All our people work hard to keep us within