Circuit Clerk

About the office: 

The circuit clerk, elected at large to a four-year term, serves to establish, maintain and keep all records of the court. In addition, the circuit clerk maintains all records, filings, papers, and accounts for all court costs, fees, fines, and assessments for the circuit ourt. The clerk summons the various juries and maintains judgment rolls. The clerk's office keeps marriage licenses, jury lists, civil and criminal trial dockets, and licenses for doctors and certain other professionals. The clerk serves as the voter registrar and assists with elections. The clerk receives the appropriate papers when candidates qualify to run for public office. Absentee ballots are available at the Circuit Clerk's Office.

Angie McGinnis
Took Office: 
2017
Phone: 
(662) 323-1356
Mailing address: 
Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex
108 W. Main
Starkville,, MS 39759
United States

Mission Statement

It is the duty of the Circuit Clerk’s Office to provide a wide range of services to the public, judicial system, county government, law enforcement, and other agencies. The mission of your circuit clerk is to provide these services with pride, in an honest, professional and efficient manner while fostering a spirit of friendliness and cooperation. Our mission is to see our services through the eyes of the residents of Oktibbeha County and to respond to your needs as a team. Constantly striving for improvement is a key goal of this office.

As your circuit clerk, I along with my staff understand the important role this public office plays in the independence of the judiciary, the impartiality of the jury system, and the right to reasonable access to the justice system, as well as maintaining the integrity of our election system.

The Circuit Clerk’s Office serves the citizens of Oktibbeha County and the participants in the judicial system in a timely, efficient, and ethical manner. All services, information, and court records will be provided with courtesy and cost efficiency. Your circuit clerk and staff seek to help citizens gain equal access to the proper circuit courts without partiality of favor through the use of courteous service and up-to-date technology and information. Technology plays a significant role in the Circuit Clerk’s Office. As Oktibbeha County continues to grow and its judicial system continues to respond to an increasing caseload, your Circuit Clerk’s Office intends to respond accordingly in order that we may better serve you, the taxpayer.