Grace was a patrolman from 2006 until January 2011, when he was promoted to sergeant, and after then-Chief Hollis Alexander was named as the new Trigg County Judge Executive, he applied for the open position.
He was nominated by Council member Todd King, a motion that Council member Frankie Phillips seconded and the vote was 6 - 0. Alexander swore him in at the end of the meeting.
"I'm honored, there was a good group of guys to choose from," he said, adding that he will "hit the ground running."
For the full, updated story, check the Wednesday, Jan. 16, edition of The Cadiz Record.