County of Mississippi Arkansas


Mississippi County Treasurer

Candice Nichols

Chief Deputy Treasurer Candice Nichols


The county treasurer is the disbursement officer of the county. The treasurer is responsible for the custody and disbursement of all county funds and school district funds. The treasurer, therefore, receives county property tax collections, county sales tax collections, county turnback funds, grant funds, fees, and fines from other county officials and departments and revenues from various other sources. After receiving this revenue, the Treasurer distributes the money to the various taxing entities and the other units of the county.

The county treasurer signs checks, prepared by financial management, indicating that the expenditure has been authorized by the county court, to pay employees and creditors of the county. The treasurer is also investment office for the county. The law requires the county treasurer to make timely investments of public funds in order to earn optimum interest.




Melissa Cook - Chief Deputy Treasurer

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County Treasurer's Office

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Accounts Payable & Inventory - Leslie Lawrence


Finance Management - Kelli Jones

Finance Manager Kelli Jones


Payroll & Insurance - Rhonda Suthern


For information regarding county financials, click here: Financials


Office Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)



200 West Walnut, Room 207

Blytheville, AR 72315

Phone: (870) 762-2152

Fax: (870) 762-4503