Cleveland County, Arkansas

County Services

Online Services

Circuit Court Records

Search and view public court records

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County Land Records

TitleSearcher allows online access to land record documents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You’ll find images and index information for deeds, mortgages, releases, power of attorneys, restrictions, plat maps, and any other document types filed at the county recorder’s office.

Members enjoy the ability to search for documents by name, book and page, subdivision & lot information, instrument number, legal description, document type and daily notebooks. Document images are made available in both TIFF and PDF format for hassle free viewing and printing.

TitleSearcher also boasts one of the industry’s fastest update schedules. Documents filed in the county recorder’s office are available online within 30 minutes of recording.

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County Services

Cleveland County Cooperative Extension Office

501 E Magnolia
P O Box 386
Rison, AR 71665

Phone: (870) 325-6321

Fax: (870) 325-7709


Office Hours

Monday- Friday 8:00 to 4:30


We are part of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service's statewide network and the U of A System's Division of Agriculture. Our mission is to provide research-based information through non-formal education to help all Arkansans improve their economics well-being and the quality of lives. Whether it's agriculture, 4-H, family and consumer science, or community development, our Cleveland County office is at your service.


Explore Our Resources

Ag and Natural Resources
Community Garden -

Pasture Management -

Family and Consumer Sciences
Extension Get Fit -
Walk Across Arkansas -

4-H and Youth Development
Projects -
In-School 4-H -

Our county agents and staff are continuing to serve the public by answering calls and accepting soil samples, etc., but we are restricting entry to our offices in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Plant samples are now being accepted digitally at

Please use the contact information on this page to reach us!  In the event that our office does close, it will be posted here.

Service Contact Information:
| 870-325-6321

Cleveland County Election Commission

Patrick Pat Berry

Work Phone (870) 461-1091

Home Phone (870) 357-8242

Roger Lee McClellan 

Work Phone (870) 643-0150

Home Phone (870) 352-1190 

Gloria F. Johnston

Home Phone (870) 325-6589 

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Cleveland County Health Unit

409 E Magnolia
Rison, AR 71665

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, General Clinic on Tuesday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Service Contact Information:
Administrator - Jamie Hurst | 870-325-6311

Cleveland County Library

Cleveland County Library
203 Magnolia Street 
Rison AR 71665

Phone: 870-325-7270
Fax: 870-325-7008
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 388

For information on the Historical Society contact:  Annette Rawls, Corresponding Secretary at 870-550-8028 or

Service Contact Information:
| (870) 325-7270

Cleveland County Road Department

Cleveland County 
Total Land Area 601 square miles
Total County Road System 620 miles
Paved Miles 170
Gravel Miles 450
Road Foreman: Jimmie Lockhart
Works Hours Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Contact Numbers:
County Judges Office - 870-325-6214 
County Judge E-mail:
County Shop 870-325-7207

Service Contact Information:
Gary Spears | 870-325-6214

Cleveland County Solid Waste

Trash Pickup

A two-cent sales tax was passed in Cleveland County that was effective October 1, 2014. The revenue from this sales tax will fund payment for the trash pickup in Cleveland County.

There are currently two companies contracted to service the county. The City of Rison is serviced by Waste Management of Pine Bluff, AR and all other areas in Cleveland County are serviced by Get Rid Of It of El Dorado AR. Therefore, no individual bills generated for services after October 1, 2014.

Each contracted company also offers large item pickups that have to be pre-scheduled.

Contact numbers for new residential customers needing a trash can, current customers who change residences or have questions and to schedule large item pickups are:

New & Current residential customers for weekly pickup:

City of Rison Treasurer's Office: 870-325-6681
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri

Cleveland County
(Incl. Kingsland & New Edinburg)

Cleveland County Transfer Station: 870-325-7035
Office Hours: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Tues-Sat

Large Item & Bulk Pickup Scheduling:

City of Rison (800)939-6963
Cleveland County
(Incl. Kingsland & New Edinburg)

The Cleveland County Transfer Station located 6910 Hwy 79N, Rison, AR is open Tues-Sat 7:30 - 3:30 for customers to take items. Please call the office phone 870-325-7035 for types of items accepted.

Service Contact Information:
Treasurer's Office | 870-325-6681

County Surveyor



Service Contact Information:
Chris Hopson | 870-352-2135

Office of Emergency Management

The Cleveland County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for 911 addressing (excluding inside Rison), critical infrastructure protection, active shooter preparedness, hazard mitigation, fire services coordination, and disaster preparedness, mitigation and recovery.

402 Sycamore St,
P.O. Box 447
Rison, AR 71665
Office: (870)325-6591
Fax: (870)325-6220
Direct: (870)250-2575

Service Contact Information:
Stephen McClellan | 870-325-6591