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St. Francis County, Arkansas

Message From the County Judge

Welcome to the St. Francis County Judge's Office

Road & Bridges/Solid Waste & 911

Craig Jones, County Judge                                            James Bradford, Road Supervisor

Opal Chapman, Administrator Assistant                          Shane Gracey, Solid Waste Supervisor 

Jackie White, Fine Collector/911 Coordinator                        604 Martin Luther King

313 South Izard, Suite 1                                                         P.O. Box 69

Forrest City, Ar. 72335                                                            Madison, AR. 72359

(870) 261-1708                                                                      (870) 630-0357

Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm                                                          Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm

 The county judge serves as the chief executive officer of the county government and also authorizes and approves the disbursements for all appropriated county funds, operates the system of county roads, administers ordinances enacted by the quorum court, as custody of county property, accepts grants from federal, state, public and private sources, and presides at the meetings of the quorum court without a vote but with the power to veto. 

 The SFC Judge has a road department supervisor who helps oversees the county road conditions, train all new road department employees, check and repair all bridges in the county, and help make decisions on the roads that need repaving.  And the SFC Judge  has a solid waste supervisor that is in charge of the hiring and training in this department, resposible for the collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal, managing and monitoring of waste materials. Also has a 911 Co-ordinator that principle duties and responsibilities for the county are to maintain and update the E-911 computer database and base maps, assign building numbers upon issuance of a building permit, and request for approval and adoption of new or changed county road names. There are many more duties and responsibilities to these jobs but for more information call the number above. 


If you need to speak to someone regarding a ticket or any other traffic violations please contact:

                     District Court  (870) 261-1400.

If you get the voicemail, go through the prompts and push option #6 to speak to an employee or just do as followed on the prompts.

St. Francis County Veterans

Wilbert Dawson, Service Officer

Office Open: Tuesday's, Wednesday's & Thursday's

Hours: 8am-3:00pm

313 South Izard, Suite 1

Forrest City, AR. 72335

(870) 261-1702 

The St. Francis County Veteran's Office is located inside the courthouse. To be eligible for most Veterans Affairs(VA)benefits you must be discharged from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions. However, some military personel may be eligible for certain VA benefits while on active duty when they have completed:

 1. 90 days of service during wartime and/or conflict periods OR

 2. Two(2)years of military service since 1980 OR

 3. 181 days of service during peacetime.

These are just some of the requirements of the VA Office. To get more information on the your VA benefits call Wilbert Dawson at the number above and he'll assist you with completing the precess of your application.

St. Francis County, Arkansas
313 South Izard • Forrest City, AR 72335
Phone: (870) 261-1700
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