Alan Malone was named Perry County’s new sheriff Thursday evening. Democrat precinct committee members cast ballots to replace Lee Chestnut, who is resigning for a job with the Perry County Development Corporation. Malone, Tell City’s assistant police chief, received 11 votes to Deputy Sheriff Richard Myers’ 6. Charlie Baumeister, who also filed a candidacy for the office, did not attend the caucus. Malone will be become sheriff September 29.