Teresa Armer-Cobbe, 47, Crawford County clerk and lifelong resident, has announced she will be seeking re-election.
“I would be honored to continue working with and for the people of Crawford County,” she said.” I ask for your continued support to serve Crawford County by voting for me in the upcoming election.”
Armer-Cobbe has 25 years of experience in the clerk’s office and is seeking her sixth term.
The county clerk’s office is responsible for filing and maintaining guardianships, decedent’s estates, adoptions, ancillary administrations, small estates, mental incompetence cases, adult protective custody, APS orders of investigation, civil commitments and other matters involving the probate division of the circuit court.
The office also issues marriage licenses, maintains voter registration, early and absentee voting, and is responsible for accounts payable, county payroll and insurance, state redemption deed reports, receipts and expenditure reports.
Armer-Cobbe’s probate division of her office previously became electronic by utilizing the state’s court system which made the public probate cases available online. In 2017, the court began utilizing the state’s e-filing system wherein attorneys can now file probate cases and documents online at any time. Additionally, the office now has minister’s credentials and D/B/A’s on file with her office available on a computerized system for access and research.
The county clerk also serves as secretary for the quorum court, the intergovernmental council and the equalization board for the county.
Armer-Cobbe is a member of the Arkansas Association of County Clerks and has served as president and currently serves as vice president of Arkansas Family Supports. She is a member of various organizations, including the Republican Party of Crawford County, Republican Women of Crawford County, Van Buren Women’s League and the Transverse Myelitis Disability Association.
Armer-Cobbe is a graduate of the 2011 Leadership of Crawford County, a volunteer with various fundraisers for Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Arkansas Special Olympics and was one of three Arkansas County Clerks appointed to the National Conference of State Legislatures Board in 2014. She began the Kristen Armer Scholarship in memory of her daughter. She was past second vice president for Kiwanis Club of Van Buren.
Armer-Cobbe is a member of Van Buren Assembly of God. She and her husband, Mike, reside in Van Buren and have two children.