Court Official Visits Rotary


The Harrisburg Rotary held their weekly luncheon meeting on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Ponderosa. Special Guests from Eldorado Rotary were President Kaleigh Bruce, C. Mart Watson and Jeff Kotner. Melinda Dovell’s guest speaker was Justice David Overstreet of Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District, Mt. Vernon. Overstreet is a 23 year member of the Mt. Vernon Rotary. Overstreet stated that three judges listen to presentations of lawyers about appealed cases. The Fifth District covers the 37 southern counties in Illinois. Overstreet stated that to celebrate the 200 Bicentennial, a portrait of Abraham Lincoln will be placed in all court houses of Illinois. The Mt. Vernon court office is the same locations that Abraham Lincoln presented a case in November, 1859. Shown in photo are: President Stacy Wasson, Judge David Overstreet and Melinda Dovell & Jim Shull.
Photo by James D. Bond, Rotary Publicity & SI Dollar Saver Publisher.


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