Hopkinsville, Ky. – The Pennyrile Area Development District will have a new executive director. Lyon County resident and current PADD assistant director Chris Sutton takes over the position October 1. He replaces Dan Bozarth, who's retiring after 10 years as executive director and 33 years of service with the organization. Bozarth announced his retirement earlier this month. Sutton will be the development district's fourth executive director in its 40-year history. The PADD serves nine western Kentucky counties.