Kentucky Court of Justice
Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk Loretta Crady elected secretary for Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk Loretta Crady has been elected by her fellow clerks to serve as secretary of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks. Crady was elected to the office during the 2009 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College held June 9-12 in Lexington. Her term as KACCC secretary is one year.
Circuit court clerks have offices in all 120 Kentucky counties and are responsible for managing the records of circuit and district courts and issuing Kentucky driver licenses and identification cards. The Hardin County Office of Circuit Court Clerk is located in the Hardin County Justice Center at 120 E. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown.
“I am honored to be elected by the circuit clerks as secretary of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks,” Crady said. “I will work with the other elected KACCC officers, circuit clerks, Chief Justice Minton and the Administrative Office of the Courts to make sure that our service to all the citizens of this state is second to none.”
In addition to being the KACCC secretary, Crady is vice chairwoman of the KACCC Drivers License Committee, a member of the KACCC Education Committee and a Trust for Life board member.
She has more than 14 years of experience in the Office of the Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk. She served as a deputy clerk from 1995 to 2004, when she was appointed as chief deputy clerk. She served as chief deputy clerk until she was elected circuit court clerk in 2006.
Crady and her husband of 36 years, Phillip, reside in Colesburg. They have three daughters and sons-in-law and three grandchildren.
The Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort provides administrative support to approximately 3,800 Kentucky Court of Justice employees, including the elected offices of justices, judges and circuit court clerks. The AOC also executes the Judicial Branch budget.