WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky’s current longest-serving sheriff is hanging up his badge.
Around 50 people packed inside the Warren County Fiscal Court on Thursday for a retirement party for Jerry “Peanuts” Gaines.
Friends and former colleagues refer to Gaines as a genuine “people person” and a man who truly enjoyed serving the public.
Gaines served as sheriff for 40 years.
He officially leaves office at midnight on Jan. 1.