Daviess County Attorney Claud Porter has been chosen as the Grand Marshal for the Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 19 at 4:30 p.m.
Porter will be retiring in December after 38 years in the County Attorney’s Office, including 16 of those years as County Attorney.
He’s been a member of the Kentucky Bar Association for 40 years.
Porter helped to implement the Mental Health Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Domestic Violence Prevention Program, and many other initiatives that have assisted hundreds of individuals and families.
Porter has taught economics and business law at Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, and Owensboro Community & Technical College. He’s also served on community boards, including CASA, Girls, Inc., the H.L. Neblett Community Center, and Medical Reserve Corps.
Additionally, Porter has been an advisor on the Drainage Commission, the 911 Board, and the Ambulance Control Authority.
In his role as County Attorney, Porter serves as legal advisor to the Fiscal Court, County Clerk, PVA, Sheriff, and the Daviess County Detention Center.
Porter says it has been the greatest privilege of his life to serve the citizens of Daviess County.
Claud Porter is married to Karen Miller Porter. He has a daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Matt Adams, in Nashville, along with their two children, Porter and Lila. He also has a son, David Porter, who lives in Louisville. His family includes a bonus daughter, Siebe and Brandon Heath, in Nashville, with their daughters Palmer and Ellison, and a bonus son K.C. Daniel and his two girls, Mya and Chloe in Florida.