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The Scoop 7-21
Will Haley run for county executive?
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Visitors flocked to Westwood Church of Christ on Tuesday afternoon to show their gratitude to Jackie Matheny for his nearly 23 years of service as our sheriff.Turns out, Matheny received well deserved praise.I was looking over Warren County's complete list of 44 sheriffs and found Matheny is our longest serving sheriff -- by far. Going all the way back to 1808 and William C. Smartt, 21 of our sheriffs served for just two years or less. That's 47 percent of them.The next closest sheriff to Matheny in terms of tenure is Isham Perkins, who served 14 years from 1816 to 1830.