County Judge

The County Judge is the county’s chief administrative officer. He presides over the Quorum Court,however does not carry a vote within the court he only has the power of veto. The budget for the county is prepared by a committee which is appointed by the County Judge. When the budget is put to vote with the Quorum Court it has to pass by a 2/3 vote. 

  The County Judge oversees the following departments ;Road Department, Emergency Operations, Grants Department, Transfer and Recycling Station upon which he also has a Road Foreman that oversees the day to day activity of the Road Department, and also a supervisor at  Transfer Station.  It is also the County Judge's responsibility to make sure all boards have sufficient members appointed.

 Justices of the Peace of the Quorum Court:

District 1= Mike Scrima   P. O. Box 100, Oakland, AR 72661  Phone: 870-431-8363/870-404-9001

District 2= Marty Nickels 102 Swiss Lane, Bull Shoals, AR 72619 Phone: 870-736-0031

District 3= Talon Vancuren 217 MC 7001, Flippin, AR 72634  Phone: 870-577-4874

District 4= Rick White 126 Crooked Creek St., Flippin, AR 72634 Phone: 870-232-2011

District 5= Raymond Mayo 6459 MC 3004, Yellville, AR 72687 870-656-0734

District 6 =Brady Madden 181 MC 5003, Yellville, AR 72687 Phone: 870-404-6412

District 7= Wesley Shipman P. O. Box 1116, Yellville, AR 72687 Phone: 870-656-2022

District 8= Claudia Brigham P. O. Box 526, Yellville, AR 72687 Phone: 870-754-0621

District 9= Joyce McCalla P. O. Box 136, Yellville, AR 72687 Phone:870-449-4572


BUDGET COMMITTEE:  Joyce McCalla, Claudia Brigham, Raymond Mayo, Marty Nickels, Mike Scrima

PROCEDURES AND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:  Raymond Mayo, Talon Vancuren, Marty Nickels, Joyce MCalla, Claudia Brigham

SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE:  Wesley Shipman, Rick White, Brady Madden, Talon Vancuren

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE:  Raymond Mayo, Marty Nickels, Mike Scrima, Joyce McCalla, Claudia Brigham

LAW COMMITTEE:  Brady Madden, Mike Scrima, Talon Vancuren, Wesley Shipman, Rick White

P.O. Box 545
105 S. Berry St.
Yellville, AR 72687

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday (except holidays)

County Services Offered

Burn Ban Status

The County Judge can declare a burn ban based on the weather and forestry laws. 

Roads, Road Signs and Addressing

To request road work you can contact the Road Department at (870)449-6021.

To request a new road sign contact Zach Davenport at 870-449-6021

The Marion County Building Inspector is Bill Higgins.  His email address is Phone 870-715-2544.

How to apply for a job with the county?

You may contact the Marion County Judge’s Office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Marion County Courts Complex, 105 S. Berry St., P.O. Box 545, Yellville, AR 72687, or call (870) 449-6231 or email


Position: Grant Coordinator
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30
Starting Salary-Depending on Experience
Max Salary: 13.50 hour

Job Description:

  • Working with all entities of the county with grant preparation. 
  • Monitors paperwork connected with grant-funding programs
  • Maintains master files on grants
  • Assists department personnel in writing periodic reports to comply with grant requirements
  • Meets with representatives of funding sources to work out final details of proposal
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to work independently
  • Some over time and evening meetings may be required.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are a must. 

Applications will be accepted in the Marion County Judges Office between June 13th- June 21st. 

Downloadable Employment Application.

Position:  Equipment Operator I

Requirements and Job Skills Required

  • Does not have to hold a CDL of any type
  • Must be able to drive a route truck
  • Must attend all MSHA  classes and updates
  • Will be random drug screened throughout employment
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Arkansas driver’s license. If at any time the license is suspended or revoked the employee may be terminated.
  • Be able to use small equipment such as chain saws, pole saws, power tools, etc.
  • Must be able to drive a tractor and bush hog
  • Be able to tolerate extreme heat and cold
  • Preforms routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking the oil, water and tires
  • Do general maintenance around the shop when instructed by the road foreman
  • work construction crew and patching pot holes when needed
  • Willing to learn to operate machinery that does not require a CDL.

Starting salary $12 with a max salary of $14.85 per hour.

Applications will be accepted in the Marion County Judges Office between June 13th- June 21st. 

Downloadable Employment Application.

Contact Information:
County Judge John Massey
Fax: 870-449-4369


Quorum Court Information:

Ordinances September, 2019

Resolutions September 2019

Ordinances August, 2019

Ordinances July, 2019

Ordinances June, 2019

Ordinances May, 2019

Ordinances April, 2019

Ordinances March, 2019

Ordinances February, 2019