Your Johnson County Officials!
A former president of Kentucky/West Virginia Gas and an Executive Director of the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce, Judge Daniel is a Johnson County native. Named as an "Outstanding first-term County Judge Executive" by the Kentucky County Judge/Executive's Association, Judge Daniel, in 2002, became the first County Judge to be re-elected in the history of Johnson County dating back to 1843. "For too long, we have been exporting our most precious resource, our best and brightest young people," says the Judge. "We're finally beginning to create good-paying jobs which will keep them at home. In line with that, my priority is faster economic development."
Paul D. "Barber" Daniel represents District No. 2. First term. Owner of "The Haircutters" for 42 years. Volunteer Firefighter for 26 years, and currently serves as treasurer, and board member of the W.R. Castle Volunteer Fire Department. He and his wife Cathy have been married for 35 years, and have 1 daughter, Lisa.
Darren Gamble represents District No. 3. First term. Graduated from Morehead State University. Currently teaches Special Education at Johnson Central High School. Wife of 14 years, Charlena, 3 children - Blake, Chloie Beth, and Claire.
Sheriff Price resides at Staffordsville Kentucky with h is wife, Nancy, of 25 years and their daughter Kayla.
Michael Endicott is the current County Attorney. Michael is married to Emily Brown Endicott and they have three children, Erin, Matthew, and Lauren.
Michael has an Associate degree from PCC, a BA in English and his JD from Salmon P. Chase College Of Law, graduating in 1988. He was admitted to practice in Kentucky in 1988.
J.R. Frisby is the Johnson County Coroner. J. R. is a life long resident of Johnson County and is in his fourth term as Coroner. J.R. also has a background in Law Enforcement, at one time serving as a Paintsville City policeman.
Sallee Ann Conley Holbrook, the Johnson County clerk is a constitutional officer elected to a term of four years. The clerk's duties are numerous and varied, falling into the general categories of clerical duties of the fiscal court, issuing and registering, recording and keeping records of various legal instruments, voter registration and purgation, election duties and tax duties.
Vicki C. Rice the Circuit Clerk is the record keeper for Circuit and District Court, filing all pleadings and cases in these courts. Circuit Court handles any civil cases over $4000; adoptions; and criminal cases that requires a prison sentence. District court handles traffic, misdemeanor, felony cases; small claims, civil cases under $4000, juveniles, involuntary hospitalization, probates, and domestic violence. She is also responsible for collecting bail bonds, jury management, recording proceedings in District Court and issuing driver license and permits of all classes.
Doug Saylor, is the Johnson County Jailer.