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McWard Announces Bid For State's Attorney

A criminal defense attorney has thrown in his name for Christian County State’s Attorney.  John H. McWard, has announced that he will also be seeking the Republican nomination for the Christian County State’s attorney spot that was left vacant by Mike Havera resigning. 

 

McWard has spent his time focusing on criminal defense, civil disputes, and family law.  McWard began practicing law in Christian County with his father, Monroe McWard in 2019. Mcward is a third-generation attorney and his father Monroe, has practiced for 37 years with 35 of those in Christian County. 

 

 

Mcward says that he has a vested interest in Christian County and keeping the community safe as his family has called the area home since the 1800s.  He has three main goals as state’s attorney including partnering with law enforcement to aid in the crimes involving drugs in the community.  He also wants to generate more money for the county through asset forfeiture and ensure that justice is served. McWard says it’s about making sure drug dealers don’t have a home in Christian County.

 

 

Mcward says that he is extremely dedicated to helping the community become a safe environment for everyone and feels confident the position as the state’s attorney will give him the opportunity to do so. To see the full press release from Attorney McWard click here

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