Yell County is a sub-division of the State of Arkansas. The county government is organized under the Quorum Court, which consists of Justices of the Peace who are elected to represent the citizens of various districts within Yell County. They are responsible for conducting county business and passing county ordinances.
County Judge's Office - County Judge Mark Thone
Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Bill Gilkey
Treasurer's Office - Treasurer Debra Craig
Assessor's Office - Assessor Sandy Bottoms
Circuit/County Clerk's Office - Clerk Sharon Barnett
Prosecuting Attorney's Office - P.A. Tom Tatum, II
Circuit Judge Div. I - Honorable Jerry Don Ramey
Circuit Judge Div. II - Honorable David McCormick
Circuit Judge Div. III - Honorable Terry Sullivan
Yell County EMS - Director Teisha Reddin
Dardanelle Police Department - Chief Montie Sims
Danville Police Department - Chief Rick Padgett
Ola Police Department- Chief Daniel Warren
Plainview Police Department - Marshal Tim Starr
Yell County Fire Control
The Yell County Courthouse in Danville houses a courtroom, County Judge's Office, Circuit/County Clerk, Treasurer's Office, Assessor's Office, Collector's Office, Juvenile Intake and Juvenile Probation Offices.
The Old Courthouse houses the County Judge's Office, Assessor's Office, Revenue Office, Cooperative Extension Service and Sheriff's Offices.
The Yell County Courthouse in Dardanelle grew in 2007 with the addition of a new court annex. Housed in the annex building are the new courtroom, court clerk offices, OEM offices, as well as offices for the Prosecuting Attorney, Judge McCormick, and the Collector's Office. The Old Courthouse houses the County Judge's Office, Assessor's Office, Revenue Office, Cooperative Extension Service and Sheriff's Offices.
The Yell County Law Enforcement Center in Danville, opened on April 18, 2016. It houses Yell County e911 Dispatch, Sheriff's Office and Detention Facility inside the Main Entrance, and the Revenue Office, County Surveyor and Driver Testing inside the East Entrance.