Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum

Perry County School Board Member Donald Nichols Indicted on Rape Charge

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says Perry County School Board Member and former County Commissioner Donald Nichols, 66, was indicted Tuesday by a Dallas County grand jury on first-degree sexual abuse and attempted rape charges. Nichols was arrested for the alleged crime at his home in August. At the time, Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum said a woman told…

Perry County School Board Member Facing Sex Abuse Charges

A Perry County School Board member, and former county commissioner, is facing sexual abuse and attempted rape charges in Dallas County. 66-year-old Donald Nichols was arrested Wednesday night at his home. Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum says a woman told investigators that she and Nichols were out fishing, when Nichols began making sexual advances towards her. She said when she…