calloway county judge executive

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The long list of candidates for Murray City Council is narrowed down to 24 people after the primary race Tuesday.


  Calloway County Deputy Judge Executive and former sheriff Bill Marcum has filed to run as an Independent for the office of judge-executive.


  The Calloway County Public Library no longer has ownership of the Higgins House.

Republican Party of Kentucky via release

Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins has formally filed to run as a candidate for the 5th District state house seat. 

Bill Marcum via Facebook

Calloway County Deputy Judge Executive Bill Marcum is joining the race for local Judge Executive next year.


Marcum - a Republican - said he’s familiar with the inner-workings of local government and his position would make for a smooth transition.


He said he is interested in county issues, but wants to focus on improving infrastructure and maintaining a balanced budget.

James Gallimore via Facebook

The owner of an electrical contracting company in Murray is entering the race for Calloway County Judge Executive in 2018.

LRC, Public Information

Republican State Representative Kenny Imes of Murray said Wednesday he will not seek re-election to the 5th District seat and instead run for Calloway County Judge Executive. 

Larry Elkins via Facebook

  Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins has decided not to run for reelection in 2018.

Larry Elkins via Facebook

Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins said he hasn't made up his mind whether to run for a sixth term in 2018.