Hackleburg Council

Marbutt sworn in as police chief

New Hackleburg Police Chief Jeremy Marbutt (right) is lead in the oath of office by Hackleburg Town Attorney Tony Glenn (left). Marbutt’s mother, Jerry, held the Bible during the ceremony.

HAMILTON - The Town of Hackleburg has welcomed a new police chief.
Hackleburg Mayor Darryl Colburn announced the hiring of new Hackleburg Police Chief Jeremy Marbutt at a Hackleburg Town Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.
During the meeting, Marbutt was sworn-in by Hackleburg Town Attorney Tony Glenn. Marbutt’s mother, Jerry, held the Bible during the ceremony.

 

Hallmark submits letter of resignation


Hackleburg Police Chief Kenny Hallmark (right) hands a letter of resignation to councilman Eugene Marbutt at the council's Monday, Oct. 22, meeting.

HACKLEBURG - Hackleburg Police Chief Kenny Hallmark presented his letter of resignation to the Hackleburg Town Council at its Monday, Oct. 22 meeting. Hallmark will reach 25 years of service with the town and his retirement will become effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Hallmark’s retirement marks the end of a contentious few weeks for the town that came to a head during the council’s Oct. 8 meeting.
At that meeting, councilman Eugene Marbutt voiced his concerns about the ethical aspects of Hallmark working two full-time jobs.

Council discusses Hallmark’s status


Town of Hackleburg Collections Clerk Mandy Tatum distributes the agenda to councilman Eugene Marbutt (left) and mayor Darryl Colburn before the start of the Hackleburg Town Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 8.

HACKLEBURG - The status of Hackleburg Police Chief Kenny Hallmark came to a head during the Monday, Oct. 8, Hackleburg Town Council meeting.
Councilman Eugene Marbutt addressed a few points he had concerning Hallmark’s role on the Hackleburg Police Department.    
On Sept. 19 the Florence Times Daily reported that the Russellville City Council voted to approve School Resource Officer (SRO) contracts with “retired police officers Sammy Washington and Kenny Hallmark.”