Cross County, Arkansas  
Cross County, Arkansas
Cross County, Arkansas
County Clerk

Cross County Clerk
Melanie Davis Winkler

Welcome to the Cross County, County Clerk's Office.  The mission of our office is to provide for the public, managing the receipt, maintenance and security of the court record. We are committed to providing services to all of our customers in a courteous, timely, ethical and cost-effective manner. The County and Treasurer's office work close together. Additionally, the clerk keeps an accurate account of all financial transactions within the county and files all documents, vouchers, and other papers pertaining to the settlement of any account to which the county is involved and ready for the  court's inspection at any time ( A.C.A. 16-20-402) Other duties include but not limited to serving as secretary to the Quorum Court and Equalization Board, official voter registrar of the County, Probate Court, Marriage License, Accounts Payable and Payroll.


in addition to the information posted here, we have included website links to various state offices which may be helpful to you.  If you do not find the information you need on this site, please feel free to call and we will assist you.


This website is being provided merely for the purpose of providing instructions as to the procedures of this office and in no way should be constructed as advice as to laws.  The law prohibits the Clerk from giving legal advise.  If you need legal assistance, you should see an attorney.


Melanie Davis Winkler, County Clerk
Elected to office in 2011


County and Probate Clerk
705 East Union, Room #8
Wynne, Arkansas  72396
Phone:(870) 238-5735
Fax:(870) 238-5739


Office Hours:


Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm (open during noon hour) Closed Major Holidays


COURT FEES:
Probate : $165.00
reopening: $50.00


Articles of incorporation - $25.00
Authentication certicate-$10,00
Certify and seal document-$5.00
Small Estate-$25.00
Assumed Name-$25.00
Filing affidavit of claim against estate-$5.00
Filing Power of Attorney-$10.00
For issuing or summons-$5.00


MARRIAGE LICENSES:


The cost for a marriage license is $60.00.  The bride and groom must both be present. For identification, you may bring with you one of the following documents:
a valid drivers license, state issued identification, military identification or passport.


If the bride and/or groom are under eighteen (18) please contact the clerk's office for further information.   


Marriage license are valid for sixty (60) days from the date they are issued


VOTERS REGISTRATION AND ELECTION RECORDS:
Voter Application/Absentee Ballot Application and Designated Bearer List /Statement of Financial Interest / Political Practice Pledge /Campaign Contribution-Expenditure Reports


*****Applicant must be eighteen (18) years of age on or before the election date, a citizen of the United States of America and must have an established residence within Cross County.  If you own more than one home, you must register in the county of your Primary residence.  You must have a physical address even if you receive your mail at a post office box. Voter must also update address to assure proper voting location.  You cannot vote at your old precinct if you have moved since you last voted.  And please remember that name changes are not automatic.  You must fill out a new voter registration card.  Please be prepared to be asked for identification at your polling site


CROSS COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS:
Roger Fisher (D)-Chairman
David Ray (R)
J. Harmon Smith (D)


POLLING SITES FOR ALL ELECTIONS-CROSS COUNTY


WYNNE WARD #1--------------------  CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
WYNNE WARD #2-------------------    CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
WYNNE WARD #3-------------------    CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
WYNNE WARD #4--------------------   CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
WYNNE WARD #5--------------------   CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
WYNNE TOWNSHIP/SMITH--------   CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
BEDFORD-------------------------------   HOLT'S CHAPEL CHURCH OF GOD
ELLIS--------------------------------------   HOLT'S CHAPEL CHURCH OF GOD
FAIR OAKS-------------------------------   HOLT'S CHAPEL CHURCH OF GOD
BRUSHY LAKE--------------------------   HICKORY RIDGE CITY HALL
HICKORY RIDGE CITY & ------------   HICKORY RIDGE CITY HALL TOWNSHIP
CHERRY VALLEY & MITCHELL------CHERRY VALLEY EMERGENCY SERVICES
BIRDEYE/ BAY VILLAGE----------------CHERRY VALLEY EMERGENCY SERVICES
PARKIN WARDS #1, 2, 3, --------------FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, PARKIN, AR 
TYRONZA & TWIST ----------------------FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, PARKIN, AR


ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:
The County Clerk's office pays all county invoices.  This is done through a claims process. 


PAYROLL
The County Clerk issues checks for all employees. We pay Semi-weekly.
We issue W-2 FORMS AND 1099


CROSS COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS:


COUNTY JUDGE-- JACK CAUBBLE
COUNTY CLERK--MELANIE DAVIS WINKLER
CIRCUIT CLERK--RHONDA SULLIVAN
TREASURER--KAREN McCORKLE
SHERIFF--J.R. SMITH
COLLECTOR--DEBBIE BAKER DAVIS
ASSESSOR-SHERRI WILLIAMS


CROSS COUNTY CONSTABLES


ALBERT (PETE) PEEBLES--HICKORY RIDGE
GLEN SOUTH--WYNNE
ROME HELTON--BEDFORD


STATE SENATOR FOR CROSS COUNTY
JIM LUKER


STATE REPRESENTATIVE FOR CROSS COUNTY
JERRY BROWN


SCHOOL BOARD POSITION NUMBERS AND TERM EXPIRATION DATES


WYNNE SCHOOL DISTRICT #9  (5 YEAR TERM )


MELVIN TAYLOR------------------------ZONE #1 / Term expires -2012
SPENCER PARKER--------------------ZONE #2 / Term expires-2015
RICHARD BOECKMANN-------------ZONE #3 / Term expires-2011
NEALL JACKSON-----------------------ZONE #4 / Term expires-2014
CAROL BROWN-------------------------ZONE #5 / Term expires-2013


CROSS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 ( 5 YEAR TERM )


DENNIS STEVENSON-------------------ZONE #1 / Term expires-2010
RICHARD IMBODEN---------------------ZONE #2 / Term expires-2010
JAMES D. MATLOCK-----------------------ZONE #3 / Term expires-2011
SHANE BELL---------------------------------ZONE #4 / Term expires-2014
RICKY HARRISON------------------------ZONE #5 / Term expires-2013
JOAN BALL-----------------------------------ZONE #6 / Term expires-2011
CRAIG WALKER---------------------------ZONE #7 / Term expires-2012


For questions regarding the County Clerk's Office please call 870-238-5735 during our office normal business hours.


Pictured below are the Deputy Clerks that you will encounter each time you call or come into our office . Each clerk has a specific area of training and will assist you with your needs to the best of theiir ability.


Mary Beth Eakin-
Deputy Clerk

Tammy Crouch-
Deputy Clerk

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Absentee Ballot

 
 
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705 East Union St. • Wynne, AR 72396-3039
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