Morgan County Sheriff Ron Puckett took office nine months ago, bringing to a close the controversial tenure of former Sheriff Ana Franklin. In an interview this month he discussed the transition, his concern about recent inmate deaths, efforts to minimize county expenditures for inmate healt…

Calibar, left, is a male wirehair terrier blend. He is about 1 year old and weighs about 10 pounds. Batty, center, is a female cream domestic shorthair blend. She is about 3 months old and weighs about 2 pounds. Titan, right, is a male husky/shepherd blend. He is about 4 years old and weighs…