Drew County Chief Deputy Sheriff Robin Hood issued a news release this morning announcing his intention to seek the office of Drew County judge.
Hood says he knows the people of Drew County and understands their needs. “I am willing to listen,” he said. “I will always have an open door, ready to work with the citizens of Drew County.
Hood, a Drew County native, is a 1962 graduate of Monticello High School, and attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He is an ordained minister and he and his family are well-known throughout Southeast Arkansas for their gospel music ministry.
Hood brings with him many years of experience in city, county and state government, and feels that his experience will benefit Drew County residents.
Hood has worked in the law enforcement field for over thirty years; serving ten years at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy as an instructor.
Currently Hood is Chief Deputy for the Drew County Sheriff’s Office, where he has enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Sheriff Mark Gober for the last seven years. Hood is a Democrat and a Mason.
He and his wife Lynda have two children.
Current Drew County Judge Damon Lampkin recently announced that he will not seek reelection.