Jerry Powell, who has served as Trimble County Clerk for nearly 23 years, is the new Trimble County Judge-Executive.
Speculation had centered on Powell as the successor to Randy Stevens, who resigned from the position to accept the position of Executive Director of the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts. Stevens’s resignation was effective on Wednesday, Aug. 15. On the following day, the members of Trimble County Fiscal Court elected Magistrate Stephen Stark to serve as Interim Judge-Executive until Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Stevens’s successor.