Montour County Chief Deputy Sheriff Clair Heath has announced he will run for Sheriff. Current Sheriff Ray Gerringer has previously said he doesn’t intend to run for another four-year term. The 57-year-old Heath has worked for the sheriff's office since 1990 and became chief deputy in 2004. Heath has the endorsement of Sheriff Gerringer. Heath, a lifelong resident of Danville, is a registered Democrat and a 1979 Danville Area High School graduate. He served 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and 20 years in the Army Reserves with deployments in Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield in 990 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.