County Judge Larry Key
P.O. Box 300
Augusta, AR 72006
Message from Judge Key
"To the citizens of Woodruff County, I was asked to finish the term of retiring Judge, Charles Dallas. I was sworn in on January 01, 2021 and I will serve the remaining of this term, then which a newly elected person will take office. The County Judge is the Chief Executive Officer in the county and is responsible for the care of all county property and maintenance of all county roads. It is also my duty to preside over quorum court meetings and carry out ordinances prescribed by the court. Thank you for allowing me to be your County Judge!"
The Woodruff County Judge vests broad judicial and administrative powers in the position. The county judge presides over a nine member Quorum Court, which has a budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations. The judge handles such widely varying matters such as hearings for petitions to establish a private road. The county judge also appoints members to varying boards . The county judge is also head of civil defense and disaster relief, and the burning bans are also determined by the judge. The county judge is also head of the county road department and responsible for the daily operations of the county road department and with the aid of the Road Foreman insures the county roads are in safe and maintained condition.