County Judge Assistant

 Lisa Lawrence

Lisa Lawrence serves as the County Judge Assistant to Judge Marvin Day.   Prior to working in the County Judge’s Office, Lisa worked for Craighead County District Court, where she handled the accounting as an independent contractor for 20 years before becoming the District Court Clerk in April 2017.   Her duties include grant writing and reporting compliance with awarded grants, financial oversight and assistance with the Craighead County audit.  Lisa passed the Certified Public Accountant exam in April 1996, and is licensed as an Inactive CPA.

Emergency Management

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.

Road Department

Eugene Neff

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.

Sheriff’s Department

“Craighead County is located in the Northeast corner of Arkansas and touches Missouri on our northernmost border. Craighead County covers 717 square miles with a population of 96,443 .

Craighead County is one of the few in Arkansas that has dual county seats.

Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) department maintains communications and integrity of Craighead County’s network infrastructure, hardware, and security.

Juvenile Court

Lewis Davis

Authorize the detention and release of juveniles when arrested for delinquent offenses.IMG_5770
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…