ROOSEVELT COUNTY (KSEL) – Stephanie Hicks has been named the new Roosevelt County clerk. On Tuesday, Hicks accepted the appointment after DeAun Searle stepped down. Searle had held the position since 2013, but recently announced her retirement. Hicks was nominated unanimously by the Roosevelt County Commissioners. She will fill the remainder Searle’s term, which will expire in 2020. At that point, voters will approve the next county clerk. Hicks did not say if she plans to run for the position outright.