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Welcome to the County Clerk's Office

Pam Ennis County Clerk
Pam Ennis
County Clerk
Karri Warren Chief Deputy
Karri Warren 
Chief Deputy

The County Clerk is the official bookkeeper of County Government and serves as the Clerk for the County Court, Probate Division of the Circuit Court, Secretariat to the Quorum Court, Secretary to the Equalization Board and Voter Registrar.

The mission of our office is to provide for the public, a means of managing the receipt, maintenance and security of public and court records. We are committed to providing services to all of our customers in a courteous, timely, ethical and cost-effective manner.

As Clerk of the County Court, it is the County Clerk's duty to keep an accurate record of all financial transactions within the county and to balance monthly with the Treasurer's Office.

As Clerk of the Probate Court, the Clerk files instruments making them a matter of record in decedent estate cases and is responsible for swearing in of all witnesses in contested estates.  The Clerk, also in this capacity maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within the County. 

The County Clerk serves as the secretary of the Quorum Court and keeps complete, permanent records of the proceedings of the Quorum Court including minutes, ordinances, resolutions and an index to provide easy access to the information.

The County Clerk serves as the secretary of the Equalization Board and records the minutes of their meetings. 

The Voter Registration lists are maintained by the County Clerk.  The County Clerk is also the custodian of Absentee Ballots.  The Clerk has all the powers and duties concerning the application for, the issuance of, and the voting of absentee ballots required by law.

The County Clerk issues and maintains Marriage Licenses, DBA (Doing Business As) Certificates, and maintains Minister's Certificate of Record.  The Clerk also files and keeps a record of all incorporated firms which have filed within the County.

Birth and Death Certificate applications are available in the County Clerk's Office for use in obtaining records from the Bureau of Vital Records.

The County Clerk and your staff take great pride in serving you, the Citizens of Pope County!

Pam Ennis, 
Pope County Clerk

*NOTE:  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 construded as advice as to laws. The law prohibits the Clerk and her staff from giving legal advise. If you need legal assistance, you should see an attorney.

 

YOU CAN CONDUCT MOST OF YOUR BUSINESS VIA PHONE, EMAIL, FAX OR MAIL.

TELEPHONE: (479) 968-6064

FAX: (479) 967-2291

100 West Main Street
Russellville, AR  72801
Office:  (479)968-6064
Fax:  (479)967-2291
Email: clerk@popecountyar.org

Email: 
Pam Ennis, County Clerk clerk@popecountyar.org
Karri Warren, Chief Deputy dcc2@popecountyar.org
Courtney Small, Probate dcc7@popecountyar.org
Lisa Sheppard, Voter Registration dcc6@popecountyar.org
Nita Brashear, Voter Registration dcc4@popecountyar.org
Elner Shannon, Accounts Payable dcc3@popecountyar.org
Sierrah Juckett, Accounts Payable dcc5@popecountyar.org
Felicia Standridge, County Court dcc8@popecountyar.org

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Elections

Absentee Voting

Voter Registration Application

2020 Voter Guide Arkansas Ballot Issues UofA

Pope County Budget

2020 BUDGET ORD. 2019-O-76  

COUNTY EXPENDITURES

ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT

COUNTY AUDIT REPORTS

CITY & COUNTY TAX RATES

MILLAGE ORDINANCE

FOIA

 

DOCUMENTS IN COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE:

MARRIAGE REQUIREMENTS

COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT AND FORM

CERTIFIED COPY OF MARRIAGE LICENSE

WILLS-1862 TO PRESENT


PROBATE-1887 TO PRESENT IN CLERKS OFFICE/1831 TO 1886 IN THE HISTORICAL VAULT
(PROBATE COURT/ SMALL ESTATES/ CLAIMS AGAINST ESTATES/ GUARDIANSHIP/ COMMITMENT/ ADOPTIONS) RECORDS PRIOR TO 1887 ARE IN THE HISTORICAL VAULT CONTACT DAVID VANCE, COUNTY HISTORIAN AT 479-968-5404

COUNTY COURT RECORDS-1857 TO PRESENT
(ANNEXATIONS/ COUNTY PURCHASES/ ELECTION INFORMATION & RESULTS/ PROCLAMATIONS/ LEVY OF TAXES/BOARD OF APPOINTMENTS/ IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS/ RIGHT OF WAY ACQUISITION/ BONDS/ CONTRACTS/ AGREEMENTS/ LEASES AND COUNTY COURT ORDERS/ STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTEREST & CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION EXPENDITURE REPORTS)
(Several of the above forms and more can be found at the Arkansas Ethics Commission Forms Page)

CREDENTIALS
MINISTER'S

EQUALIZATION BOARD
MINUTES, ABSTRACT OF ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATE, RESOLUTION

MEMBERS:
WAYNE BRADLEY
BRIAN BOYER
BONITA CHURCH
HARRY SIMCOX
CHARLES HAYWARD

QUORUM COURT
ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, MINUTES,AGENDAS
DEADLINE FOR REQUESTS OR TO BE ON AGENDA-NOON ON THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE BUDGET MEETING* UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE ON THE COUNTY CALENDAR SEE *CALENDAR
SEE CALENDAR FOR ANY SPECIAL MEETINGS OR CHANGES OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS                             
VIEW POPE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES (under construction)

CORPORATION RECORDS
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION, DOING BUSINESS AS, ASSUMED NAME, LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION, FICTIOUS NAME, ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION, CHANGE OF REGISTERED AGENT OR OFFICE 

BIRTH & DEATH RECORDS- APPLICATIONS TO APPLY FOR BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATES CONTACT:
ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
VITAL RECORDS
4815 W. MARKHAN, SLOT 44
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72205-3867
501-661-2726 OR 1-800-637-9314
www.vitalchek.com


VOTER REGISTRATION, ELECTION RECORDS
VOTER APPLICATIONS/ PRECINCT VOTER LISTS/ ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION & DESIGNATED BEARER LISTS/ CERTIFIED ELECTION RESULTS/ STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTEREST/ POLITICAL PRACTICES PLEDGE & CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION EXPENDITURE REPORTS/ VOTING PRECINCTS & POLLING LOCATIONS
For more information about Voter related issues, Call The Pope County Clerks office at (479)968-6064.
(Several of the above forms and more can be found at the Arkansas Ethics Commission Forms Page)

Voter Registration Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age on or before the election date, a citizen of the United States and must have an established residence within Pope County. If you own more than one home, you must register at 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. Please remember name changes are not automatic you must fill out a voter application and mark name change.

Please be prepared to be asked for identification at your polling site.

You can obtain a voter registration application in the County Clerk's Office for a new registration, name change, address change, or party change, or you can download the application at http://www.votenaturally.org  
If you are a current registered voter, you can check your voter information by going to:
https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/voterview

MAPS
JUSTICE OF PEACE DISTRICT MAP
JP District Map

SCHOOL DISTRICT MAPS
Russellville School Board Zone Map

LINKS: ARKANSAS SECRETARY OF STATE
www.sos.arkansas.gov
www.votenaturally.org
www.voterview.ar-nova.org

HELPFUL WEBSITE LINKS:

ASSOCIATION OF ARKANSAS COUNTIES
1415 WEST THIRD STREET
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72201
PHONE: 501-372-7550
FAX: 501-372-0611
   
ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

STATE OF ARKANSAS (OFFICIAL WEB PAGE)

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

PUBLIC COURT CONNECT - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE AUDIT -COUNTY AND CITY AUDITS