New Sheriff takes oath

Mike Griffis, center, takes the oath of office as Ector County Sheriff from 446th District Judge Sara Kate Billingsley during a county official swearing in ceremony Monday morning at the Ector County Courthouse Administration Building County Commissioner’s Auditorium. Griffis’ father, Eldon Griffis, holds the Bible during the ceremony. All newly-elected and re-elected county officials and judges were sworn in.