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Grapeland names new police chief
Houston County Courier - January 2009
By Daphne Hereford
Following a meeting held on Tuesday, Jan. 13 Grapeland City Council announced that Grapeland Police Officer Dewayne Newman was their choice to serve as the city’s new police chief.
The police chief position was vacated by Roger Dickey following his election in November as Commissioner Precinct 1.
Applicants for the police chief position also included Horace Poullard, Sammy Wagner, Joel Martin, Donnie Malone, Mike Molnes and Oly Ivy.
Ivy withdrew his application prior to the appointment citing he had accepted a position with another city.