Magistrate - District 1

Nolan Hamilton Jr.

Party: Democrat

Age: 75

Address: 375 Peck Pike, Milton

Contact information: (502) 268-5662

Education: Trimble County High School; Ivy Tech Community College

Current or past employment: 33 years in management

Other relevant experiences for political office: Currently serves as District 1 magistrate

Family members: Wife, Shirley; two children, Lisa Bayne and Staci Brierly; and three step children

Memberships: Mt. Byrd Christian Church, Antique Tractor Club, Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency board member and Tri-County Community Action Agency board member.



Travis Webster

Party: Democrat

Address: 146 Webster Drive, Milton

Attempts to contact candidate Travis Webster were unsuccessful. No additional information was available.






Magistrate - District 2

Kenny Green

Party: Democrat

Age: 57

Address: 8300 U.S. 42-W, Pendleton

Contact information: (502) 663-1242; email, maynard.green@yahoo.com

Education: Trimble County High School graduate; additional training from University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business in labor management

Current or past employment: Retired business representative of Operating Engineers in 2011

Other relevant experiences for political office: Will be offering a fresh view as he seeks first political office

Family members: Wife, Sherry; son, Brandon; and daughter, Kassi

Memberships: Baptized at St. Marks United Methodist Church in 1967; attends Hickory Grove United Methodist Church; 2014 sponsor of Trimble County Project Prom; Trimble County CARES coalition member; National Street Rod Association member



Kirby L. Melvin

Party: Democrat

Age: 54

Address: 209 U.S. 421-N, Bedford

Contact information: (502) 255-7968; email, kirbymelvin49@aol.com

Education: Trimble County High School graduate

Current or past employment: Owner/operator of Melvin & Sons

Other relevant experiences for political office: Trimble County Magistrate District 2 for 12 years

Family members: Wife, Monica; daughter, Brandi; and two sons, Brandon and Kameron

Memberships: Proud supporter of Vietnam veterans, Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys and Girls Ranch, Fraternal Order of Police and numerous county functions and organizations



Chris Wright

Party: Democrat

Age: 34

Address: 3491 Bray Ridge Rd., Bedford

Contact information: (502) 255-9453

Education: Trimble County High School

Current or past employment: Employed with AT&T for 14 years

Family members: Wife, Kim; and children, Zachary, Jackson and Carissa

Memberships: Trimble County Cattleman's Association and Bedford Baptist Church












Magistrate - District 3

Norvel C. Barnes

Party: Democrat

Age: 69

Address: 253 S. Spillman Lane, Milton

Contact information: (502) 649-6212

Education: Trimble County High School graduate

Current or past employment: Self-employed, Norvel Barnes Excavating since 1983; licensed electrical contractor and certified septic installer; revitalized Barney's Bedford Hardware; co-owner of Farmhouse Restaurant for 11 years.

Other relevant experiences for political office: Trimble County Magistrate for 13 years. Involved in negotiations with Valley View Landfill, developing subdivision regulations, bringing paid ambulance and helicopter service to Trimble County and the additional purchase of land and development of the Trimble County Park during that time.

Family members: Wife, Judy; daughters, Diana Sharber and Lorie Craig; and grandchildren, Glenda Craig, Trey Callis, Randy Craig and Katie Brierly.

Memberships: Trimble County Klunkers



Deborah Crawford

Party: Democrat

Age: 55

Address: 116 Shady Lane, Milton

Contact information: (502) 221-6068, email, dandhcrawford@hotmail.com

Education: Information not provided

Current or past employment: Vice president and marketing at Copeland Complete Comfort; works with Trimble County Judge-Executive's Office and Milton Mayor's Office as bridge project liaison; owner of A Belle La Vie photography; previously worked for Hilliard Lyons Financial Consulting Firm and River Valley Financial Bank

Other relevant experiences for political office: 10 years of continuing education courses; client relations, coordinated volunteer activities and managed multiple projects concurrently; self-motivated; community organizer that will bring leadership and communication skills to the office of magistrate; committed to uniting the community with focus on confronting all of our district's current issues

Family members: Husband of 36 years, Harold; children, Jessie Ray Crawford and Amanda Crawford Smith; and six grandchildren

Memberships: Milton-Madison Bridge Mitigation Committee, Trimble County representative; Trimble County Drug and Alcohol Coalition; certified Judo instructor; certified self-defense instructor; Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador; Trimble County Motorcycle Ride volunteer; Riley Memorial Air Show coordinator



Craig Lacefield

Party: Democrat

Address: 528 Northridge Drive, Bedford

Attempts to contact candidate Craig Lacefield were unsuccessful. No additional information was available.



Mark Mullins

Party: Democrat

Age: 39

Address: 1410 Abbott Lane, Bedford

Contact information: (502) 255-9868 or (502) 552-2098

Education: Trimble County High School graduate

Current or past employment: Owner and operator of Mullins Excavating

Other relevant experiences for political office: Own and operate successful excavating company for over 18 years

Family members: Wife of 13 years, Jenny; sons, Mark and Luke

Memberships: Bedford Baptist Church, Trimble County Fair Board, 4-H Agriculture club leader, 4-H Council member and Boy Scout assistant troop leader



David Scott

Party: Democrat

Age: 55

Address: 510 Culls Ridge Rd., Bedford

Contact information: Home, (502) 255-3247; cell, (502) 480-6278

Education: High school

Current or past employment: 25 years self-employed builder, contractor

Other relevant experiences for political office: Managed own business for 25 years; West Carroll Water Board, 10 years, Trimble County Magistrate District 3, 8 years; over 340 hours of state training for magistrates

Family members: Wife of 38 years, Paulette; daughter, Ashley; and son, Jeff

Memberships: Kentucky Magistrate & Commissioners Association






Magistrate - District 4

Don McCarty

Party: Democrat

Address: 123 Havens Avenue, Bedford

Attempts to contact candidate Don McCarty were unsuccessful. No additional information was available.



Philip Wright

Party: Democrat

Age: 34

Address: 1118 Webb Lane, Bedford

Contact information: (502) 572-0066

Education: Trimble County High School graduate, Eastern Kentucky University

Current or past employment: Kentucky Utilities

Other relevant experiences for political office: Attended local government meetings over the past five years

Family members: Wife, Tasha; and children, Shelby, Henry and Sydney

Memberships: Bedford Baptist Church