News and Updates
John helped cook at the Spencer Ruritan Club's Annual Easter Sunrise Service breakfast early last Sunday morning right after the Sunrise Service at Old Well Church. The Spencer Ruritan's have breakfast free for the community. An estimated 200 people were in...
John W. Cassell of Ridgeway, a longtime law enforcement officer, has announced his candidacy for sheriff of Henry County. In a statement, he said he has the dedication, leadership skills, and ability “to lead the Henry County Sheriff’s Office to a higher level of...
https://youtu.be/XrkGRaJFJ6M John Cassell spoke to a crowd of about 300 people Saturday, officially announcing his candidacy for Henry County Sheriff. Cassell said he was born and raised in Henry County and said he enjoys living here. He retired from the Henry County...
The stunt pulled by Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry on Thursday – using the county’s time, manpower and facilities, not to mention likely tapping into tax dollars from nearby jurisdictions – for political purposes surely must have been the greatest grandstand play...
University of Virginia law professor says Perry’s "press conference" might not have been illegal, but, it was “certainly poor practice." Read the entire article in the Martinsville Bulletin.
I would like to thank everyone for all the great support and encouragement. As many of you are aware, it is very difficult, however not impossible, to unseat an incumbent. I feel confident that IF I get a fair chance to be heard AND enough good voters will give me an...
You have to ask yourself why did the Mexican cartel place their people in our county to help distribute cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. According to Sheriff Perry's response to the county's drug problem, "Drugs are everywhere and it's a problem all across our Nation....
John Cassell appears on Star News for interview with host, Bob Sharp.
We only have to collect 125 registered Henry County voter signatures and we currently have 4 – 5 times the required amount!!!
I would like to thank everyone that has reached out to me over the last year since I retired from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. Now that I am home for good from overseas, I am eager to begin campaigning and meeting as many Henry County citizens as I can over the next year.
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