Cheryl Fulcher announced Tuesday she will seek the candidacy of district clerk of Hopkins County in the March 4 Republican primary election.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to run for district clerk,” she said. “I will bring to the office of district clerk 34 years experience working in and with county government.”
Fulcher currently serves as 8th Judicial District Court coordinator, a position she has held for 15 years under retired District Judge Robert Newsom current District Judge Eddie Northcutt. She was previously administrative assistant of the 8th District adult probation department (now known as Community Supervision and Corrections Department) under retired District Judge Lanny Ramsay.
“As coordinator to the 8th Judicial District Court, I work with a four-county district (Delta, Franklin, Hopkins and Rains),” she said. “I have a close working relationship with and great respect for each of the district clerks in those counties.”
Fulcher said she will bring “the experience and knowledge of record keeping, fine and court costs disbursement, grand jury proceedings and jury selection. I know the importance of entering all judgments under the direction of the judge. The recording of all executions issued and the returns, administration of child support, administration of trust accounts of minors ordered by courts keeping an index of all parties to all suits.”
A 36-year resident of Sulphur Springs, Fulcher is married to Gordon “Lurch” Fulcher, a police officer with the Sulphur Springs Independent School District. They have one son, Evan Fulcher, who is in his senior year of Sulphur Springs High School.
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