By Sam Poe
Friday, November 1, 2013 | 11:11 AM
Shane Whitten was sworn in as Police Chief of the Town of Bear Creek Friday morning. Whitten was appointed after the retirement of long-time chief, Ed Franks. Whitten began his career as Police Chief November 1, 2013. The official ceremony for Whitten will be held at the Bear Creek City Council Meeting Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the Bobby Bishop Community Center.