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Randy Mills appointed Poinsett County Judge

Poinsett County Judge Randy Mills was appointed Friday to the post. Mills, a former Harrisburg...
Poinsett County Judge Randy Mills was appointed Friday to the post. Mills, a former Harrisburg mayor, will serve until Dec. 31, 2022.(Source: Poinsett County Clerk Teresa Rouse Facebook page)
Updated: Jan. 1, 2021 at 5:59 PM CST
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HARRISBURG, Ark. (KAIT) - A Harrisburg man was appointed Friday to serve as Poinsett County Judge.

According to a Facebook post from Poinsett County Clerk Teresa Rouse, Randy Mills was appointed by justices to fill the vacancy in the job.

Poinsett County Justices appointed Randy Mills Friday to serve as County Judge until Dec. 31,...
Poinsett County Justices appointed Randy Mills Friday to serve as County Judge until Dec. 31, 2022. Mills replaces Bobby Cantrell, who resigned in December.(Source: Poinsett County Clerk Teresa Rouse Facebook page)

Mills, who has served as an election commissioner for the past two years and was Harrisburg mayor before that, will serve until Dec. 31, 2022.

Rouse said in the post that Mills and the 11 justices on the Poinsett County Quorum Court were sworn in Friday at the Poinsett County Detention Center courtroom in Harrisburg.

“As many of you know, Randy has been an election commissioner for the county for the last two years, and although he will be missed in that capacity, we look forward to working with him as County Judge. Congratulations to all the new officials,” Rouse said in the post.

According to Arkansas Code 14-14-1310, Mills cannot run for a 4-year term in 2022 for the position.

Mills replaces Bobby Cantrell, who resigned in December.

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