Harry Kane/The Journal-Press: Lawrenceburg attorney Joseph R. Johns Esq., who’s been bound to a wheelchair since his teens, has been  appointed to Lawrenceburg City judge.

It takes a great deal of steadfast courage and unshaken conviction for a man with a severe spinal cord injury to become a beacon of justice in the court of law.

Come March, Rising Sun Quiltfest 2016 entries will be accepted, said sponsors the Ohio County Historical Society and the Sunshine Stitchers.

Mason Parris (47-0), ranked No. 2 in the state at 225 pounds all season, looks for the pin en route to three more match win for his second-straight regional championship for Lawrenceburg Saturday at Richmond. (Sue Story photo)

 

RICHMOND - Five Dearborn County wrestlers won IHSAA regional weight class championships Saturday.

Junior Corryn Caudy (32) gets underneath Bloomington South's swarming defense for an open shot early in Friday's 43-39 Class 4A sectional semifinal round overtime loss at Bloomington North.

 

East Central's Hannah Schloemer (15) has the ball jarred loose, breaking up a fastbreak layup chance, in the Lady Trojans' 43-39 OT Class 4A sectional semifinal round loss to Bloomington South in Bloomington Friday night.

 

Harry Kane/The Journal-Press: Lawrenceburg attorney Joseph R. Johns Esq., who’s been bound to a wheelchair since his teens, has been  appointed to Lawrenceburg City judge.
Mason Parris (47-0), ranked No. 2 in the state at 225 pounds all season, looks for the pin en route to three more match win for his second-straight regional championship for Lawrenceburg Saturday at Richmond. (Sue Story photo)
Junior Corryn Caudy (32) gets underneath Bloomington South's swarming defense for an open shot early in Friday's 43-39 Class 4A sectional semifinal round overtime loss at Bloomington North.
Lawrenceburg's Drew Wilson recovers the ball, jarred loose in a collision between East Central's Alex Campbell (on floor) and Curtis White in Thursday's 49-43 EC win at St. Leon.
Lawrenceburg's Brooke Boyd (21) and Makenna White (center) contest a shot by Danielle Clark of South Dearborn in Wednesday's 65-62 OT win by the Lady Tigers.

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Harry Kane/The Journal-Press: Lawrenceburg attorney Joseph R. Johns Esq., who’s been bound to a wheelchair since his teens, has been  appointed to Lawrenceburg City judge.

It takes a great deal of steadfast courage and unshaken conviction for a man with a severe spinal cord injury to become a beacon of justice in the court of law.

Obituaries

Anthony Lee Schweikert, 20, of Lawrenceburg and Cleves, passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. He was born July 29, 1995, in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of Thomas Schweikert and Angela Ober.