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Kenny Imes Appointed As Calloway Co. Judge/Executive

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Governor Matt Bevin has appointed Fifth District State Representative Kenny Imes as Calloway County Judge/Executive.

Imes, a Republican, will serve in his current appointment until December 31st. He has resigned from the General Assembly.

Imes is running for the judge/executive seat against Democrat James Gallimore, independent Bill Marcum and Vincent Costello of the Veterans Party of America.

He said in a release he's prepared to accept the responsibilities. "I look forward to working with and talking with the people of this county on a routine basis," he said.

Longtime Calloway County judge/executive Larry Elkins retired last week. Elkins began as a Democrat, switched to Independent and is now a Republican. He’s running for Fifth District State Representative and faces Democrat David Ramey.

This content has been edited to include a correction from Kenny Imes. He will serve as interim judge/executive until December 31st, not the November election.

Shelby Frye is a senior at Murray State University, double majoring in theatre and journalism. She has lived in Murray for four years, but grew up in Paris, Tennessee. When she isn’t working at WKMS, Shelby performs in and works on crew for Murray State Theatre productions, plays Dungeons & Dragons, and keeps her plate full with her dual majors.
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