The Nelson County Sheriff… Heatonâs office releases these video updates each week for the benefit of the Bardstown community. Born and raised in Grayson County KY, Sheriff Chaffins is a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from the Kentucky State Police. [CDATA[ */ This county was actually formed before Kentucky received statehood in 1792 after settlers met at Danville to demand separation from its parent state of Virginia.. /* ]]> */ [CDATA[ */ Being in Law Enforcement for 21+ years he realizes the importance of leadership and service in a county like Grayson. Through the years, advancements in technology has pushed the 911 sector to the next level. /* ' );( document.contains ) || document.write( '