Deborah “Debbie” Scott of has announced her intention to seek election to the office of Circuit Court Clerk of Polk County. “As a lifelong resident of Polk County, I would like to see our county continue to grow and prosper. After I graduated from Cove High School, I furthered my education at RMCC and University of Arkansas where I acquired my Paralegal certificate.”
Scott added, “My experience working in the legal field with other attorneys, title companies, and court personnel uniquely qualifies me to serve as Polk County Circuit Clerk. Managing a law office for the past 29 years has also given me the opportunity to engage with people from all walks of life and circumstances; I enjoyed each acquaintance and relationship I have made.
Scott is engaged to Dale Baker of Vandervoort and have three children – Wendy McDaniel, Director of Admissions at Rich Mountain Community College and her husband, Patrick, Mena City Attorney; Clint Bell, Deputy with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department and his wife, Tanya, Preschool Director Cossatot River School District; Jennifer Hayes, Inventory and Procurement Department Head at Christian Motorcyclists Association, and her husband Bo, Arkansas State Trooper. Scott added that she also has seven grandchildren.
Scott added, “I enjoy working for people and want to bring that same sense of friendly service to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. My conservative values, efficiency, and understanding of the importance of this office and being familiar with the day to day operations are qualities I want to use to serve the people of Polk County. I ask for your support to elect me as your next Circuit Court Clerk. I look forward to meeting and hearing from the residents of Polk County in the days and weeks ahead.”