County Judge’s Office
Craighead County Judge

The County Judge is the Chief Executive Officer for Craighead County government in Arkansas. The Judge authorizes and approves the disbursement of all appropriated county funds, operates the system of county roads, administers ordinances enacted by the Quorum Court, has custody of county property, accepts grants from federal, state, public and private sources, and hires county employees except those persons employed by other elected officials of the county.

The County Judge, in addition to other powers and duties provided for by the Constitution and by law, shall preside over the Quorum Court without a vote but with the power of veto.

Marvin Day Bio

Marvin has lived in Jonesboro, AR most of his life.  He is a fifth-generation resident of Craighead County.  As newly-elected Craighead County Judge Marvin was sworn in on January 1, 2019.


  • 1988 Graduate of Jonesboro High School
  • 1992 Graduate of University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

Professional Experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer with the State of Arkansas
  • Worked in the family-owned highway and bridge construction business for over 20 years.
  • Worked as a Senior Engineer at City Water and Light in Jonesboro for nearly 8 years.
  • MAPC (Metropolitan Area Planning Commission), Past Chairman
  • Storm Water Advisory Board for the City of Jonesboro and Arkansas State University
  • Master Street Plan Committee, Vice Chairman


Craighead County Purchasing Policy



Craighead County Employee Travel Information




2016 Approved Operating Budget

2017 Approved Operating Budget

2018 Approved Operating Budget

2019 Approved Operating Budget



Employment Personnel Policy Handbook

Employment Handbook




Craighead County Strategic Plan




Emergency Response Plans

2015 Emergency Response Plan (Eastern District)-protected

2015 Emergency Response Plan (Western District)-protected

2015 Emergency Response Plan (Courthouse Annex)-protected



Craighead County District Maps

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Craighead JP District [FINAL countywide]




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