Bill Walsh has announced his candidacy for Taylor County sheriff.
Born in Taylor County, Walsh graduated from Campbellsville High School. He attended Campbellsville College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. After graduating, he worked with a financial institution.
In 1977, he was employed by the Kentucky State Police. After graduating from the KSP academy, he was assigned to the Dry Ridge post for two years. He then transferred to Post 15 in Columbia, where he served Green, Taylor, Marion and Washington counties for 25 years.