Larry Elkins


Larry Elkins


Larry Elkins will be a strong voice for the fifth district, our region and the Commonwealth.
Larry Elkins grew up in Rural Calloway County, the son of auto mechanic and farmer and homemaker, attended Public Schools and Murray State University, is a veteran in the United States Army. Following military service he continued his public service as a member of the Murray Police Department working his way through the ranks and retiring as Chief of Police. Following his law enforcement career Larry was elected five terms as Calloway County judge-executive .
During Judge Elkins years as County judge-executive, Calloway County has experienced outstanding economic growth and is one only a few counties in our region to experience significant population growth.

  • Calloway County owed $2 million in 1992, today has surplus

  • Tax rates from/to

  • New companies to Calloway county (expanding industrial base); employment numbers, etc.

  • Anything small business related.

  • Housing

  • Hospital board / Health Care / Top 5

  • Animal shelter / Human society, Increased animal rates /rescues.

  • Successfully lobbied to have the US 80 speed limit raised to 65 mph

Judge Elkins recognizes the educational and economic value to our region of Murray State University and has consistently advocated for programs and issues that help the University accomplish its Regional Mission.
Fiscal court partnerships with MSU example.
Judge Elkins has and will continue to work across party lines to accomplish goals that are important to all Kentuckians.
Through five governors representing both parties.
Larry Elkins is married to his wife Janie. Together they have three grown children and five grandchildren ranging in ages from 25 years to one year.

Public Service

United States Army Veteran

Murray Police Department
Served 20 years and Retired as Chief of Police

Calloway County Judge Executive
Elected for 5 Terms

Activities & Affiliations

• Fraternal Order of Police
• Murray-Calloway County Hospital Board of Trustees
• Murray-Calloway County Airport Board of Trustees
• Purchase Area Development District Board of Director & Chairman
• Murray-Calloway County Economic Development Corporation Board of Director