McCracken County Kentucky

300 Clarence Gaines St

Paducah, KY 42001


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


Craig Clymer
Judge Executive

Jeff Parker
First Dist. Com.

Bill Bartleman
2nd Dist. Com.

Edwin Jones
Third Dist. Com.

Sheriff Norman

Ryan Norman

David Knight

Amanda Melton
County Coroner

Sam Clymer
County Attorney

Jamie Huskey
County Clerk

Bill Dunn

Sam Clymer – County Attorney

Contact Information:

McCracken County Courthouse
300 Clarence Gains Street
Paducah, KY 42003-1700
Phone: (270) 444-4709

The McCracken County Attorney is the chief legal officer for McCracken County. This is an elected position that serves a four year term.  The county attorney oversees the operations of local prosecutors with respect to violations of county ordinances. The county attorney prosecutes traffic matters and/or misdemeanors. The county attorney prosecutes violations of state laws to the extent permitted by state statutes. The county attorney does not prosecute federal crimes which falls under the jurisdiction of a United States Attorney.

Sam Clymer was a sheriff’s deputy before going to law school, and previously worked in the County Attorney’s office for 5-1/2 years. He was elected as the McCracken County Attorney in 2014.