County Clerk

Sherry Bell, County Clerk

Sherry L. Bell
County Clerk

1 Court Square, Ste 1
Magnolia, AR 71753

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
(Open during noon hour; Closed Major Holidays)

Phone: 870-235-3774
EXT. 1 – Marriage
EXT. 2 – Voter Registration / Elections
EXT. 3 – Accounts Payable
EXT. 4 – Payroll

Fax: 870-235-3773

Email County Clerk

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Deputy Clerks:

Lynsandra Curry
Renee Deen
Diane Ferguson
Barbara Smith
Tammy Wiltz


Helpful Website Links:

Association of Arkansas Counties
1415 West Third St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
(P) 501-372-7550
(F) 501-372-0611
ARCounties.org 

AR Secretary of State
SoS.Arkansas.gov

Voter Information
VoteNaturally.org

Voter Ballot - Sample
VoterView.org

Arkansas General Assembly
ArkLeg.State.ar.us 

State of Arkansas Official Webpage
State.ar.us

Arkansas Marriage License Search
http://cisarkansas.com/


For Birth Records and Death Certificates

Arkansas Department of Health
Vital Records
4815 W Markham, Slot 44
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
501-661-2726
800-637-9314
VitalChek.com 


Documents in County Clerk's Office:

Marriage Records: 1853 - Current Year
Minister's Credentials


County Court:

Orders
Proclamations
Contracts/Agreements/Leases
Annexations


Quorum Court:

Ordinances
Resolutions
Minutes
Contracts/Agreements/Leases
Regular Monthly Meeting: 1st Monday, 5 pm, 2nd Fl Courtroom


Columbia County Clerk Fees

Certify Marriage License $5.00
Marriage License $60.00
Assumed Names/Doing Business As (DBA) $25.00

BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL SERVICE
Filing of LLC, Dissolution; Articles can be filed at:
Secretary of State Office or Online 
sos.arkansas.gov or call 501-682-3409


Forms/Reports*

Voter Registration Form

Please complete and mail to: County Clerk’s Office, One Court Square – Ste. 1, Magnolia 71753

Absentee Ballot Application

Campaign Contribution & Expenditure Report: County, Municipal, & School Board Candidates (ArkansasEthics.com)

  • click on Forms & Instructions

Statement of Financial Interest (ArkansasEthics.com)

  • click on Forms & Instructions

*PDF documents require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the free program.


Financial (Accounts Payable & Payroll) Records

County Funds:

  • General Fund
  • Road Fund
  • Library Fund
  • Jail Fund
  • 911 Fund
  • Solid Waste Fund
  • Special Revenue Funds (Various)

Voter Registration & Election Records

  • Voter Applications
  • Precinct Voter Lists
  • Absentee Ballot Applications & Designated Bearer Lists
  • Certified Election Results
  • Statement Of Financial Interest
  • Political Practice Pledge
  • Campaign Contribution-Expenditure Reports

Columbia County Voting Centers (for county-wide elections):

  • Early Voting
            Columbia County Clerk's Office (Courthouse)
  • Columbia County Library (2057 N Jackson)
  • American Legion Post 3 (325 Legion Dr)
  • McNeil City Hall (Front Street, McNeil)
  • Waldo Fire Station (106 E Main, Waldo)
  • Emerson Community Outreach (103 S. Elm / Hwy 79S)
  • Taylor City Hall (101 W Pope, Taylor)

Columbia County Election Commission

Mary Ann Rogers
Gene Ravenscraft
Carl David Belt, Sr.

Columbia County Equalization Board

Minutes
Abstract Of Assessment Certificate
Resolution

Members:

Frank Taylor
William Smith
Mary Rogers
Mike Love
Angie Eaves

 

COUNTY OFFICIALS 

County Judge: Larry D. Atkinson
1 Court Square
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-2542
870-235-3723 Fax
Email County Judge
Tax Assessor: Sandra Cawyer
101 S Court Square
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-4380
870-235-3778 Fax
Email County Assessor
County Clerk: Sherry L. Bell
1 Court Square Ste 1
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-235-3774
870-235-3773 Fax
Tax Collector: Cindy Walker
101 S Court Square (POB 98, 71754)
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-4171
870-235-3737 Fax
Email County Tax Collector
Sheriff: Mike Loe
POB 576
Magnolia, AR 71754
870-235-3740
870-235-3747 Fax
Coroner: Randy Reed
82 Chinquepin
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-904-8477
Treasurer: Selena R. Blair
101 S Court Square
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-235-3704
870-235-3719 Fax
Email County Treasurer
Surveyor: 
Circuit Clerk: Phyllis Disotell
1 Court Square Ste 3
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-235-3700
870-235-3786 Fax
Email County Circuit Clerk

 

 Justice Of Peace Districts

JP District 1: Virginia Annette Pate
1661 Columbia Rd 71
Waldo, AR 71770

JP District 2: Marjie Blair
422 Columbia Rd 45
McNeil, AR 71752

JP District 3: Robert "Robby" Nash
83 Chinquepin
Magnolia, AR 71753

JP District 4: Penny Cook
770 Hwy 82 E
Magnolia, AR 71753
 
JP District 5: Billy Wayne Taylor
3721 Columbia Rd 85
Emerson, AR 71740
 
JP District 6: Steve Lee
3658 Columbia Rd 21
Taylor, AR 71861

JP District 7: Oliver W. Thomas
708 Luther
Magnolia, AR 71753

JP District 8: Terry Williams
419 Beene St
Magnolia, AR 71753
 
JP District 9: James A. Drake
771 Hwy 344
Waldo, AR 71770
 
JP District 10: Lynn Story
1623 S Lakewood
Magnolia, AR 71753
 
JP District 11: Carolyn E. Terry
2804 Chaffin Lane
Magnolia, AR 71753

Quorum Court Committees

Finance -

Annette Pate (Chairman)
Marjie Blair (Co-Chairman)
Robert Nash
Oliver Thomas
Billy Wayne Taylor

Personnel -

Carolyn Terry (Chairman)
James Drake
Terry Williams
All JP'S

Building -

Marjie Blair (Chairman)
Penny Cook (Co-Chairman)
Robert Nash
Annette Pate
Lynn Story

Jail -

Steve Lee (Chairman)
Lynn Story
Carolyn Terry
Oliver Thomas

Solid Waste -

James Drake (Chairman)
Penny Cook (Co-Chairman)
Steve Lee
Billy Wayne Taylor
Terry Williams


Constables

1-Columbia North - Burnie Sharp
60 Hwy 344
Waldo, AR 71770

2-Columbia South - Derek Avery
260 Col. Rd. 203
Magnolia, AR 71753
 
3-Magnolia City - Vacancy
 
4-McNeil - John Ferguson
835 Columbia Rd 13
Magnolia, AR 71753

5-Waldo - Truman Young
1421 Hwy 371 S (POB 785)
Waldo, AR 71770

6-Emerson - Kenneth Dailey
1521 Columbia Rd. 2E
Emerson, AR 71740

7-Taylor - Vacancy

 

MUNICIPAL ELECTED OFFICIALS

Magnolia

Location: 201 E North (POB 1126, 71754), Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-1375

  • Mayor - Parnell Vann
  • District Judge – David Graham
  • City Attorney – Mike Boyd
  • City Clerk - Rachel Waller
  • Alderman W1/P1 - Kelli Souter
  • Alderman W1/P2 - Larry Talley
  • Alderman W2/P1 - James Jefferson, Jr.
  • Alderman W2/P2 - James N Moore
  • Alderman W3/P1 - Jamie Waller
  • Alderman W3/P2 - Gary H Farrar
  • Alderman W4/P1 - Jeff White
  • Alderman W4/P2 - Steve Crowell

McNeil

Location: 104 Olive (POB 130), McNeil, AR 71752
870-695-3641

  • Mayor - Teresa (Terrie) Triplet
  • Recorder/Treasurer - Nancy Cook
  • Alderman P1 - Carl Bailey
  • Alderman P2 - Brenda Kelly
  • Alderman P3 - Kim D Muncrief
  • Alderman P4 - Pam Vaughn
  • Alderman P5 - Shirley Hunter

Waldo

Location: 308 E Main (POB 369), Waldo, AR 71770
870-693-2198

  • Mayor - Patricia Doss Glover
  • City Clerk/Recorder - Antonia Land
  • Alderman W1/P1 - Ples Johnson Jr.
  • Alderman W1/P2 - Marcina Beasley
  • Alderman W2/P1 - Darryl Witcher
  • Alderman W2/P2 - Rickey L Lambert
  • Alderman W3/P1 - Lawanda Gail Battle
  • Alderman W3/P2 - Kenneth Haupt

Emerson

Location: 102 N Hazel (POB 275), Emerson, AR 71740
870-547-2220

  • Mayor - J Don Moore
  • Secretary/Treasurer - Linda Mullins
  • Alderman P1 - Donna Bilbray
  • Alderman P2 - LaTina Fields-Robinson
  • Alderman P3 - Lora Watson
  • Alderman P4 - Janice Ferguson
  • Alderman P5 - Jimmy D Hughes

Taylor

Location: 101 W Pope (POB 307), Taylor, AR 71861
870-694-2051

  • Mayor - Charles Matlock
  • Chief of Police - Rickey Wyrick
  • Recorder/Treasurer - Kay L. Emerson
  • Alderman W1/P1 - William Mark Smith
  • Alderman W1/P2 - Ronald E Thomas
  • Alderman W2/P1 - Jordan Hanson
  • Alderman W2/P2 - Steven Glass
  • Alderman W3/P1 - Stephanie Hartsfield
  • Alderman W3/P2 - Bobby Joe Woods

 

COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Magnolia

Campus: East Side Elementary, Central Elementary, Junior High, Senior High

Superintendent - Mr. John D Ward
1400 High School Dr (POB 649), Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-4933

Elected School Board Members:

  • Zone 1 - Lynsandra Curry
  • Zone 2 - Pat Ward
  • Zone 3 - Mike Waters, President
  • Zone 4 - Steven Souter, Secretary
  • Zone 5 - William Watson, Vice President

Emerson-Taylor

Superintendent - Mr. Gary Hines

Emerson Campus - POB 129, Emerson, AR 71740
870-547-2218
Website

Taylor Campus - 506 E Pine, Taylor, AR 71861
870-694-2251 
Website

Elected School Board Members:

  • Zone 1 - Jim Martin, Secretary
  • Zone 2 - Paul Allen
  • Zone 3 - Dusty Whitehead
  • Zone 4 - Chad Scott, Vice President
  • Zone 5 - Greg Sanders
  • Zone 6 - Dickey Herring, President
  • Zone 7 - Diane Robinson

 2016 PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY RESULTS

 2016 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

 2014 PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY RESULTS

 2014 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS