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Q&A with Sheriff Jerry ‘Peanuts’ Gaines

By Lauren Nolan

Lifelong Warren County resident Jerry “Peanuts” Gaines has been the Bowling Green Sheriff for 35 years. Prior to that, he was a Warren County magistrate. In 2010, Gaines was chosen National Sheriff of the Year by the National Sheriff’s Association (NSA). He was also President of the NSA in 2000 and 2001.