Lynchard files for Miss. Supreme Court post

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Percy L. Lynchard, the Sr. Chancellor for the 3rd Chancery District of Mississippi has filed qualifying documents Secretary of State’s office to be a candidate for the Mississippi Supreme Court, District 3, Place 3.

Harvey G. Ferguson, Jr., Chairman of the Committee to Elect Percy L. Lynchard to the MS Supreme Court proudly announced today that

“We are excited to announce that Chancellor Lynchard has qualified to be a candidate in this election. For the past 25 years he has served this district with honor and integrity and will bring the same to the Supreme Court when elected,” said Harvey Ferguson, Lynchard’s campaign chairman. “He will be a great addition to the Court.”

Lynchard is in his seventh term as a Chancery Judge in a district encompassing DeSoto, Tate, Panola, Yalobusha, Grenada and Montgomery Counties. Prior to that he served a term as DeSoto County Prosecutor and ten years as Municipal Judge for the City of Hernando.

Supreme Court District 3 covers 33 counties in northern Mississippi including Coahoma County.

Lynchard is a graduate of Delta State University and the University of Mississippi School of Law. He and his wife Vanessa, who serves as County Administrator for DeSoto County, have been married for the past

38 years and have two adult children and two grandchildren.

“It would be a great honor to serve on the high Court and I earnestly and humbly ask for your vote and support,” said Lynchard.

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