Kolby Harper was sworn in as deputy prosecutor for Hempstead and Nevada Counties by Circuit Judge Duncan Culpepper on Wednesday January 3rd in the Nevada County Courtroom. She will serve under Christi McQueen, Prosecuting Attorney for the Eight North Judicial District. Harper is a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law. She worked in the Clark County Prosecutor's office before joining McQueen's office. She is also a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University where she majored in Political Science and Spainish with a minor n French. After graduating from OBU, she was an Ambassadorial Rotary Scholar in Mendoza Argentina for six months. While there she became fluent in Spanish. Harper, 31, is a native of Gurdon.