Court Schedule


8:00 am Pay or Appear.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Criminal Matters with private attorneys and pro-se litigants.

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Criminal Matters.

*Settings for civil matters are scheduled with the Circuit Judge’s approval.

(Judge Larry Dunn) & (State’s Attorney Charles Bradley Vaughn)



9:00 AM-10:00 Traffic Court

10:00 pm-11:00 am criminal matters with private attorneys and pro-se litigants.

11:00 am -12 pm City & Ordinance Violations (City Attorney)

12:00 pm-1:00pm Lunch

1:00 pm-1:30 pm Criminal matters

1:30 pm-3:00 pm Civil matters

(Judge Michael Valentine) (Asst.State’s Attorney Cole Shaner)



9:00 am-12:00 pm civil matters, small claims, & chancery

12:00 pm-1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm-4:00 pm civil matters, small claims, & chancery

(Judge Kimbara Harrell)



8:30 am Compliance reviews every first Thursday of the month unless there is a court holiday.  Then it is the second Thursday.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Criminal court

12:00 pm-1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Criminal Court

(Judge Larry Dunn) & (Asst. State’s Attorney Cole Shaner) 



8:30 am-12:00 pm All criminal matters

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Juvenile matters. Not open to the public!

(Judge Larry Dunn) & (State’s Charles Bradley Vaughn) 

*Orders of Protection can be heard while court is in session.  However, it is accommodated to the current court schedule.

*First Appearances will be heard at the State’s Attorney’s request and flexibility of the current court schedule. 

*This is a general overview of the court schedule, but can change depending on the courts needs. 

2017 Court Holidays

January 2         New Years Day (Observed

January 16       Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 13     Lincoln’s Birthday

February 20     Washington’s Birthday

March  14        Spring Holiday

May 29            Memorial Holiday

July 4              Independence Day   (observed)

September 4    Labor Day

October 9      Columbus Day

November 10  Veterans’ Day

November 23  Thanksgiving observation

November 24  Thanksgiving observation

December 25  Christmas Observation

December 26   Christmas Observation