McCracken County Kentucky

300 Clarence Gaines St

Paducah, KY 42003


Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Craig Clymer

Craig Clymer
Judge Executive

Bill Bartleman
First Dist. Com.

Richard Abraham
Second Dist. Com.

Edwin Jones
Third Dist. Com.

Ryan Norman

David Knight

Amanda Melton
County Coroner

Cade Foster
County Attorney

Jamie Huskey
County Clerk

Bill Dunn

Craig Z. Clymer – Judge Executive

Contact Information:

McCracken County Courthouse
300 Clarence Gaines Street
Paducah, KY 42003-1700
Phone: (270) 444-4707

The County Judge Executive is an elected official in the US Commonwealth of Kentucky who is the head of the executive branch of the government in a county. The Judge Executive serves a four-year term and may be re-elected indefinitely. The Judge Executive is a voting member of the Fiscal Court enabling him/her to exercise a role in the legislative process.

Craig Z. Clymer served as a Paducah Police Officer for 9 years. He attended Eastern Kentucky University and NKU School of Law where he obtained a law degree. After practicing law, Craig Clymer was elected to the District Court Bench where he served 6 years before becoming a Circuit Court Judge. Judge Clymer retired in June of 2017 after serving 17 years on the Circuit Bench. After retirement he joined the law firm of Boehl Stopher & Graves as a practicing partner. Believing he had more to offer our community, Craig Z. Clymer ran unopposed for McCracken County Judge-Executive. Judge-Executive Clymer took office on January 7, 2019.