Tony E. Thomas has served as the Assistant to the County Judge since January 2011. Prior to joining Craighead County, he was the Project/Grant Administrator with the City of Jonesboro. He has also been employed by Arkansas State University and the Jonesboro Public Schools.
To provide a comprehensive Emergency Management program which coordinates people and resources to protect the lives, property and the environment within Craighead County by using an all hazards approach of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for disaster and emergencies.
The Road Deptartment’s primary function is to take care of 1300 miles of paved and gravel road; 1100 miles gravel, and ~200 miles of hardsurface. The department is also responsible for drainage up and down the county road, and maintenance of the county’s road and bridge infrastructure. The County Road Department has its own Bridge Department as well.
Authorize the detention and release of juveniles when arrested for delinquent offenses.
Advise law enforcement agencies of procedures when arresting and/or charging juvenile offenders.
Review juvenile delinquency or Family in Need of Services (FINS)cases and submit them to the…