Barren County, Kentucky


District 1

Carlie F. Coe, Jr.
1245 Tompkinsville Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 651-1100 – Home
(270) 646-7099

Magistrate Coe is a graduate of Glasgow City Schools where he attended all twelve grades.  He is self-employed in flooring sales.  He is married to Lanise.  His parents are Carlie and Marie Lee.  Magistrate Coe has two sisters, Sherry Shive and Krissie Fields, and one brother, Lonnie Coe.

He is a member of Glasgow Baptist Church and currently serves s a Deacon.  Magistrate Coe is also involved in the children’s ministry and serves on the facility and grounds committee. 

He is a member of the Central Kentucky Antique Tractor Pullers and serves on the Board of Directors.

District 2

Rickey Spillman
421 Beaver Creek Boat Ramp Road
Glasgow, KY 42151
(270) 646-4806 – Home

Magistrate Spillman has been employed for 29 years by South Central RTC.  He has 18 years’ experience in heavy equipment and 11 years in engineering.  He has a degree from Texas A & M as well as from 3M Texas.  Magistrate Spillman is a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church.

District 3

Carl Howard Dickerson
3983 Tompkinsville Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 678-6047 – Home

Magistrate Dickerson was born and raised in Barren County.  He is the son of Mack and Lena Dickerson and has one brother, David and a sister, Jill Bryant.  Magistrate Dickinson graduated from Glasgow City Schools in 1972 and attended Western Kentucky University.  He is self-employed.  Magistrate Dickerson and his wife, Margaret have three children – Bradley, Adam, and Sara.  They attend Bethel United Methodist Church.

District 4

Tommy Matthews
602 West Hiseville-Main Street
Cave City, KY 42127
(270) 453-4246 – Home

Magistrate Matthews graduated from Hiseville High School in 1966.  He is a retired tool and die maker where he was employed by RBC Bearing Company for 5 years and SKF Industries for 32 years.  Magistrate Matthews is married to Linda and they have two sons and daughters-in-law: Bo and Terri Matthews and Todd and Tonya Matthews; two grandsons: Greg and Luke; and two granddaughters: Haley and Aleya.  Magistrate Matthews is a member of Hiseville Christian Church.

District 5

Howard N. Bowman, Jr.
2498 Bon Ayr Road
Park City, KY 42160
(270) 678-4978 – Home
(270) 646-6646 – Cell

Magistrate Bowman is an electrician and has three years of college in the Business Administration field.  He served two years in the U.S. Army and was a Sergeant in Vietnam.  He is married to Dianne and has a son, Jason, a daughter, Stephanie Payne, and a stepdaughter, Brooke Chase.  He also has two step-grandchildren, Echo Reece and Luke Chase.  Magistrate Bowman is a member of Columbia Avenue Church of Christ.

District 6

Charles R. Allen
5588 Sells Lane
Cave City, Kentucky 42127
(270) 773-2364 – Home

Magistrate Allen is a retired teacher, with a Rank I Teaching status from Western Kentucky University.  He is also a farmer and served for the U.S. Army in Vietnam.  Magistrate Allen has been married to Carla Whitaker for over thirty years.  They have three children – Ben, Madie, and Laura, and one grandson, William Whitaker Allen.

District 7

Billy R. Houchens
104 St. Charles Court
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 651-8443

Magistrate Houchens is a 1961 graduate of Glasgow High School.  He retired from Houchens Industries.   Magistrate Houchens and his wife, Nancy (Peery) have one child, Michelle Simpson and two grandchildren.  He served with the Kentucky National Guard for six years.  They are members of the First United Methodist Church.


Last Updated 4/9/2010