Harrison County’s top paid county official is Linda Furnish, county clerk. She earned $82,170.01 for fiscal year 2011-12, which was a $1,830 cut from the previous year’s $84,000 salary. Other state-mandated salaries were also cut. County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett’s salary dropped $1,345 while Sheriff Bruce Hampton dropped $2,119.
Barnett earned $81,029.25 last year and Hampton earned $78,305.48.
Obtained through an Open Records Request, the county salaries totaled $1,876,974.