County Clerk

 

Melanie Davis Winkler, County Clerk

County and Probate Clerk
705 Union Ave E Ste 8
Wynne, Arkansas  72396

Phone:(870) 238-5735
 FAX:(870) 238-5739
Email County Clerk Melanie Winkler

Employees in the County Clerk's office
Pictured above are the clerks that will work diligently to help you each and every time you call or come into our office.

Pictured left to right: Tammy Crouch, Chief Deputy County Clerk; Melanie Winkler, County Clerk; Misty Wheeler, Deputy County Clerk; and Mary Beth Eakin, Deputy County Clerk.

The County & Probate Clerk's office is dedicated to providing courteous, ethical and friendly service to all the citizens of Cross County in a timely manner.

OFFICE HOURS: 
Monday thru Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Office does not close during the noon hour.
Closed for all federal holidays

Notarizing documents is offered as a free service to the public during regular office hours. 

FILING FEES: 
Probate $165.00
Re-Open Case $50.00

Small Estate

$25.00 

Claim Against an Estate

$5.00
Certified Copies $5.00 per page
Other Copies $0.50 per page
Assumed Name/DBA $25.00

Recording of License, as Ministerial or Physician

$5.00 
All fees except Probate fees must be paid in cash.

MARRIAGE LICENSES:
The cost of a marriage license is $60.00 (cash only).  Both parties must be present and each must present a form of photo ID (ie: driver's license, passport). 

If either party is under eighteen (18), please contact the County Clerk's office for further information.   

A marriage license is valid for sixty (60) days from the date it is issued.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:
The County Clerk's office pays all county invoices.

HUMAN RESOURCES/PAYROLL:
All personnel records and insurance are processed and maintained through the County Clerk's office.  The County Clerk is also responsible for all County payroll along with issuing W-2 and 1099 forms at the end of each year.

VOTER INFORMATION
Click this link for the 2020 Election Calendar
VOTER REGISTRATION
  • To register to vote, one must complete a Voter Registration Application that can be obtained from the County Clerk's office in the courthouse or by downloading at this link, Voter Registration Application.
UPDATE VOTER INFORMATION
  • A resident of Cross County who needs to make an address or name change should contact the County Clerk's office (870-238-5735) for assistance with these updates.
 APPLICATION for ABSENTEE BALLOT
  • To vote by Absentee Ballot, one must complete an Absentee Ballot Application that can be obtained from the County Clerk's office or by downloading at the following link, Application for Absentee Ballot.
 TRANSFER REGISTRATION FROM ANOTHER ARKANSAS COUNTY
  • If a person is registered to vote in another county in Arkansas, the voter registration can be transferred up to four days before the election day. 
 FIND VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
 CROSS COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS:
  • SHARON LAWSON (R)-CHAIRMAN
    KEVIN JUMPER (R)
    BONNIE SUE HUFF (D)

 

VOTING LOCATIONS for CROSS COUNTY ELECTIONS
EARLY VOTING During election times, all early voting is held at the Cross County Courthouse.
ELECTION DAY VOTING Cross County uses Vote Centers, so that on election day any registered voter of the County may vote at any polling location in the county.
   

 

CROSS COUNTY VOTE CENTERS
CROSS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
705 E UNION AVE
WYNNE, AR 72396
CHERRY VALLEY FOOD PANTRY
3211 HWY 42
CHERRY VALLEY, AR 72324
HICKORY RIDGE CITY HALL
135 S FRONT ST
HICKORY RIDGE, AR 72347
HOLT'S CHAPEL CHURCH OF GOD
520 HWY 193
WYNNE, AR 72396
NORTHERN OHIO SCHOOL BUILDING
PARKIN ARCHAEOLOGICAL STATE PARK
123 HWY 184
PARKIN, AR 72373
VANNDALE FIRE DEPARTMENT
2893 HWY 1 B
VANNDALE, AR 72387
Precincts in the County
CHERRY VALLEY CITY

HICKORY RIDGE CITY

PARKIN WARD #1
PARKIN WARD #2
PARKIN WARD #3

WYNNE WARD #1
WYNNE WARD #2
WYNNE WARD #3
WYNNE WARD #4
WYNNE WARD #5
BEDFORD TOWNSHIP
BIRDEYE/BAY VILLAGE TOWNSHIP
BRUSHY LAKE TOWNSHIP
ELLIS TOWNSHIP
FAIR OAKS TOWNSHIP
HICKORY RIDGE TOWNSHIP
MITCHELL TOWNSHIP
SEARCY TOWNSHIP
SMITH TOWNSHIP
TYRONZA/TWIST TOWNSHIP
WYNNE TOWNSHIP

 

CROSS COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS
County Judge
Donnie Sanders
County Clerk
Melanie Davis Winkler
Circuit Clerk
Rhonda Sullivan
County Treasurer
Karen McCorkle
County Sheriff
David West
County Collector
Debbie Baker Davis
County Assessor
Sherri Williams

 

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
JP District #1
Douglas Kennon
JP District #2
Rick Palmer
JP District #3
Lynn Blake
JP District #4
Glenda Vance
JP District #5
Gloria Aldridge
JP District #6
Gary Eakin
JP District #7
Carl Loewer
JP District #8
Jerry Brewster
JP District #9
Scott May
The Quorum Court meetings are usually held on the third Monday of each month unless that day is a holiday or for other valid reasons, in which case, the meeting will be rescheduled and publicly announced. Refer to the Calendar on this site to find any changes to the regular meetings.

Click here to view the maps of all the Justice of the Peace Districts or click the underlined district to see that individual map.

 

CROSS COUNTY CONSTABLES
Township District #1
Rome Helton
Township District #2
Logan Morris
Township District #3
Lynn South

 

CROSS COUNTY STATE SENATORS
Senate District 23
Senator Ronald Caldwell
Senate District 24
Senator Keith Ingram

 

CROSS COUNTY STATE REPRESENTATIVES
House District 49
Representative Steve Hollowell
House District 50
Representative Milton Nicks, Jr.

 

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
WYNNE SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
School Zone #1
Jackie Clark
School Zone #2
Spencer Parker
School Zone #3
Stacie Schlenker
School Zone #4
Neall Jackson
School Zone #5
Shannon Hobbs
District Map showing Zones

 

CROSS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #7
School Zone #1
Dennis Stevenson
School Zone #2
Derek Wood
School Zone #3
Dewayne Cameron
School Zone #4
Shane Bell
School Zone #5
Steve Stricklin
School Zone #6
Joan Ball
School Zone #7
Craig T. Walker