BALLINGER- Ballinger Police Sergeant Mark McNulty was voted by the Ballinger City Council to become the new Chief of Police in Ballinger. Sergeant McNulty will be taking the office effective on January 1, 2012, and will be in training for a 30 day period. Current Police Chief J.C. Gore, who has been in the office for 11 years, will be retiring on January 31, 2012.

The position was voted at the Council Meeting held on Monday, December 19, 2011.

Look for all the details this Thursday in the print edition of the Ballinger Ledger.