Kenny Tabb is serving his fourth term as Hardin County Clerk, after being elected the first time in 1998. Tabb succeeded David L. Logsdon who had served the people of Hardin County for 29 years.
Prior to becoming the Hardin County Clerk, Tabb was the Principal of Sonora Elementary. He served as the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at East Hardin High School for many years before becoming a Principal. Tabb is also a former Hardin County Magistrate, having served on Fiscal Court from 1986 – 1994. Kenny Tabb and his wife Liz have four children and seven grandchildren who all live in Hardin County.
Hardin County has had 17 clerks since becoming a county in 1793. Samuel Haycraft Jr. served longer than any other clerk from 1817-1851. Haycraft is known locally for writing the first history of Elizabethtown and Hardin County in 1859. Haycraft’s History of Elizabethtown is still in publication and is available at the Hardin County History Museum.
County Clerks in Kentucky are responsible for many functions that are performed by several people in other states. The clerk’s office handles vehicle transactions and registrations; records deeds, mortgages, marriage licenses, wills, etc.; conducts all of the elections held in the county; and collect delinquent property taxes.
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