Prairie County, Arkansas


The office of the County Judge is to be operated according to all constitutional and statutory provisions of the law in concurrence with the annual approved budget for the office.  As chief executive, the County 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 the 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.

All powers not vested in the County Judge as the chief executive officer shall continue to be exercised and administered by the Quorum Court, over which the county judge shall preside, without a vote but with the power of veto.

The County Judge oversees the Road Department and the Office of Emergency Management.

Judge’s Staff

Deborah Dunbar - Administrative Assistant

Billy Don Johnson - North Road Foreman

Dan Tenison - South Road Foreman

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