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Kilcrease announces bid for Miller County circuit clerk

Pankey to retire end of 2022 by From Staff Reports | December 1, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. | Updated December 2, 2021 at 9:58 a.m.

MILLER COUNTY, Ark.-- Chief Deputy Circuit Clerk Penny Kilcrease has announced her candidacy for Miller County circuit clerk.

Miller County current circuit clerk, Mary Pankey, is retiring when her term expires Dec. 31, 2022. Kilcrease has worked in the circuit clerk's office for 17 years and has served as Pankey's chief deputy for 14 of those years.

"I feel that my years of experience working with the circuit judges and the court system qualifies me for this position," Kilcrease said. "I have also served as the deputy land recorder which is a major duty of the circuit clerk position. In my service, I have always been a 'hands-on' clerk, working in all areas of the duties of the position."

The circuit clerk maintains all proceedings of the circuit courts and prepares summons, warrants, orders, judgments and injunctions authorized by Miller County's three circuit courts. The circuit clerk maintains files for all pending circuit court cases as well as records of all past cases and their dispositions.

The circuit clerk is involved in maintaining lists of prospective jurors and is responsible for much more.

Kilcrease is a lifelong resident of Miller County. She is a resident of Arkansas High School.

Penny Kilcrease has been married to Alan Kilcrease for 32 years and the couple has two sons, a daughter-in-law and a grandson. Kilcrease and her family are members of Mandeville Baptist Church.

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