Laurel County Sheriff John Root named Sheriff of the Year

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Kentucky Sheriff's Association named Laurel County Sheriff John Root 2019 Sheriff of the Year.

Root has more than 32 years of service to the Commonwealth with most of his time served in Laurel County.

Root took office in January 2011.

Root was also reelected to the Kentucky Sheriff's Association Board of Directors for the fifth time.

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