Elected Officials - Overview

Judge Executive

Court House
Anthony T. Ruckel
112 Second Street, Room 201
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2722
Fax: (606) 796-0822
Email: lewiscountyjudge@yahoo.com

Presides over Fiscal Court; oversees county road department, pays county bills and generally handles all county business.

Office of the Judge Executive

Terri Thomas County Finance Officer

Phone: (606) 796-2722
Fax: (606) 796-0822
Email: lcfinanceoff@windstream.net

Kathy Dillow County Treasurer

Phone: (606) 796-0285
Fax: (606) 796-0822
Email: lctreasurer@windstream.net


Johnny Bivens
112 Second Street, Room 102
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2912
Fax: (606) 796-2463
Email: lcsd@officer.com
Website: lewiscountysheriff.org


Collects taxes, provides security for the Circuit, District and Family Courts of the 20th Judicial Circuit, provides law enforcement services for the citizens of Lewis County and serves as a permanent member of the election board.

County Attorney

Thomas Bertram
112 Second Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3201

Serves as prosecuting attorney for the county and as legal counsel for county officials.

County Clerk

Glenda Himes
112 Second Street
P.O. Box 129
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3062
Email: lewiscoclerk@yahoo.com

Handles all vehicle registrations for the county. Acts as county recorder for elections, game and fish, marriage licenses and all bonds and deeds.



Tony Gaydos
607 Second Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2721


Jeff Lykins
26 Railroad Avenue
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2312

Responsible for all city and county inmates held at the Detention Center.

Property Valuation Administrator

Anthony Silvey
112 Second Street, Suite 101
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2622
Fax: (606) 796-3950
Email: anthony.silvey@ky.gov
Website: lewispva.com


Monday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 2 pm
Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

Assesses property values, prints and distributes property tax bills, maintains records and aerial maps.


Mike Ruggles
2888 Burtonville Road
Tollesboro, KY 41189

Phone: (606) 798-2929
Email: ruggleslandsurveying@roadrunner.com

Surveys property lines, rights-of-way and easements largely for the purpose of widening county roads.​​​