11 Circuit Clerks receive ARSF grants

Eleven county circuit clerks received grants totaling $327,220 from the Arkansas Circuit Clerks Association Automated Records System Fund (ARSF) during the association’s fall conference Oct. 9-11, 2019.

The focus of the fund is to assist Class 1 through 5 counties in improving automation technology by acquiring or updating computer stations, software, hardware, computer training and other automation equipment.

2019 ARSF grant recipients and amounts are:

Angela Wilson Keith, Columbia County — $24,450.87

Sharon Blount-Baker, Crawford County — $13,931.20

Pam Barnes, Dallas County — $35,744.50

Vickie Bishop, Fulton County — $16,609.08

Gail Wolfenbarger, Hempstead — $43,065.21

Greg Wallis, Independence County — $30,240.00

Mary Pankey, Miller County — $25,000.00

Penny Black, Montgomery County — $25,000.00

Rachel Oertling, Pope County — $50,000.00

Debbie Wise, Randolph County — $52,190.54

Debbie Loggins, Searcy County — $10,988.95

The ARSF is administered by the Automated Records Systems Fund Committee.

ARSF Committee members are:

Sharon Brooks, committee chair and Sebastian County Circuit Clerk and Recorder

Crystal Taylor, committee vice-chair and Faulkner County Circuit Clerk

Brenda DeShields, committee secretary and Benton County Circuit Clerk

Candace Edwards, Craighead County Circuit Clerk

Kyle Sylvester, Washington County Circuit Clerk

Myka Bono Sample, Saline County Circuit Clerk

Jeannie Pike, Garland County Circuit Clerk

Lafayette Woods, Jefferson County Circuit Clerk

Terri Hollingsworth, Pulaski County Circuit Clerk

Tami King, White County Circuit Clerk

Counties wishing to apply for a grant must complete an application by Aug. 3 of the current year and submit it to the Association of Arkansas Counties.

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