City judge will work as justice of the peace
April 30, 2002
Eight months after winning a battle to keep her job as Havre city judge a 40-hour-a-week position, Joyce Perszyk is taking on a second full-time post Hill County justice of the peace.
The nonpartisan position became available when current Justice of the Peace Carol Chagnon announced her retirement earlier this month. Today is Chagnon's last day after 16 years on the bench. She is stepping down to spend more time with her husband, Paul, who suffered a stroke in September.
Perszyk, city judge for 4 years, will be sworn in by the Hill County Commission Wednesday morning. She'll hold the interi...