Indiana Supreme Court On Tour

INDIANA SUPREME COURT ON TOUR. Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court were treated to a tour of the Parke County Courthouse Tuesday morning before hearing oral arguments at Parke Heritage High School. The visiting justices were given a tour of the first floor by County Council President John Pratt and a tour of the Courtroom and history lesson on Parke County native and Speaker of the U.S. House “Uncle” Joe Cannon by Judge Sam Swaim. Three of the five members of the Supreme Court were in attendance for the tour and posed with local county officials before departing for Parke Heritage. There the oral arguments were conducted in front of some 400 students from Parke Heritage, Seeger, Clay City, North Putnam and Attica High schools, along with several area judges, attorneys and other interested citizens. Pictured in the local Court room are: (from left) County Councilman Roy Wrightsman; Probation Officer Jason McHargue; County Councilman John Pratt; Probation Officer Lexie Frazier; Prosecutor Steve Cvengros; Probation Officer Gedy Daciola; Supreme Court Justice Steven David; County Assessor Katie Potter; Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush; Parke Circuit Court Judge Sam Swaim; Supreme Court Justice Christopher Goff; Clerk of the Circuit Court Stacie Jeffries; County Recorder Mary Alice Gregg; Deputy Assessor Gayla Riggs; Deputy Treasurer Lisa Lutes; Court Bailiff Kim Gregg; Plat Office director Karen Lewis; Court Secretary Emily Marshall; and Court Reporter Michelle Riffe. (Sentinel photo by Larry Bemis)

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