Union Co. appointed new jailer

Union Co. appointed new jailer

UNION CO., KY (WFIE) - The Union County Jail will soon have a new jailer.

Judge-Executive Jody Jenkins appointed Deputy Shawn Elder to replace Cathy Smith.

Smith is retiring after a 30 year career at the jail.

Elder has been a deputy for five years and has eight years of management experience.

He will start November 1.

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