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 - Serving Cross County since January 2011
County and Probate Clerk
Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm (open during noon hour), Closed Major Holidays
Small Estate - $25.00
Claim against an Estate - $5.00
Demand for Notice - $5.00
Marriage License - $60.00 (cash)
Recording Ministerial License - $5.00
The cost for a marriage license is $60.00 (cash only). The bride and groom must both be present and a form of photo ID is required (ie: driver's license, 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:
*****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:
POLLING SITES FOR ALL ELECTIONS-CROSS COUNTY
WYNNE WARD #1-------------------------------CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
CROSS COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS
COUNTY JUDGE-- DONNIE SANDERS
CROSS COUNTY CONSTABLES
ROME HELTON - TOWNSHIP 1
LYNN SOUTH - TOWNSHIP 3
STATE SENATOR FOR CROSS COUNTY - RONALD CALDWELL (23)
KEITH INGRAM (24)
STATE REPRESENTATIVE FOR CROSS COUNTY - MARSHALL WRIGHT (49)
MILTON NICKS, JR. (50)
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS:
WYNNE SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
JACKIE CLARK------------------------------ZONE #1
CROSS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #7
DENNIS STEVENSON-------------------------ZONE #1
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 their ability.