Prentiss County

Circuit Clerk's Office

Mike Kelley, Circuit Clerk

Telephone:  662-728-4611                                                                      Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  except on legal holidays


Contact Info:

Mike Kelley, Circuit Clerk 

Mailing:  P.O. Box 727

101-A North Main Street      Booneville, MS  38829

Phone: 662-728-4611

Fax: 662-728-2006


Public Records

Request for Public Records 


Circuit Clerk's Policy Concerning Public Records



Jury Duty Information

Voter Registration Application


First Circuit Court of Mississippi 


Secretary of State, Delbert Hoseman



Prentiss County Sheriff's Office

Prentiss County School District



Prentiss County Communities


State of Mississippi Official Website

Duties of the Circuit Clerk

Court Calendar

  • The Circuit Court:  Serves as the Clerk, Keeps the court docket, Enters a complete record of the proceedings of each suit in the Circuit Court.  

  • Notifies citizens who have been selected to serve on jury duty, Prepares a list of jurors for attorneys.  Issues subpoenas, files all trial documents, receives verdicts of jurors and reads them in open court.

  • Issues Marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages.

  • Registers citizens to vote and has other duties in handling elections. 

  • Records the judgements to the judgement roll.
  • Records other types of licenses.

Applying for a Marriage License, 

Effective July 1, 2012


  • Valid ID for both, must be at least 21 years of age (birth certificate or driver's license) 

  • If under 21, a parent must sign or a court order may be required.

  • Filing fee of $21

  • Confirm any recent divorce is finalized by a signed order  


Locate in Prentiss County, Mississippi - Industrial Buildings and Sites with the LOIS database. 

The Grand Jury will convene 3 times per year as determined by the Court Administrator 


First Judicial District Circuit Judges:

  • Thomas J. Gardner, III

  • Paul Funderburk

  • Jim S. Pounds

  • James L. Roberts, Jr.

First Judicial District Court Terms begin

  • February

  • June

  • September 

Courtroom Rules:  No weapons; no food or drink; cell phones on silent or turned off.



Effective July 1, 2012

Marriage License - $21

Certified Copy of Marriage License - $15 if mailed

Clerk Civil Filing Fee - $163*

Hardship License Drug - $233*

Hardship License DUI - $213*

Garnishments or Judgment Debtor - $35 

Sheriff's Fees - Summons $35 each

Appeal Fee - $109

Criminal Implied Consent - $452.50

Other Felonies  - $434.50

Other Felonies (Drug) $509.50

Other Misdemeanor  - $260.75

Criminal Search Fee - $10 per name

Retire to Files - $144

Expungment (not 99-15-26) - $150

Renew Judgment - $35** Reinstated, see MS HB361


*Increased per MS HB484



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