FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail The City-County Observer is excited to announce our fourth (4) “Outstanding Community Services Award” winners for 2018.Our fourth (4) “ winner of the 2018 “Outstanding Community Services Award” is the popular, creative and extremely interesting Judge James Redwine from Posey County. He has been Circuit Court Judge from 1981 to the present. Prior to that, he was County Court Judge from 1981-1983. Word is that Judge Redwine may be putting down up his gravel in the very near future so he will have more time to travel and do some creative writing.He is a faculty member of the National Judicial College. He’s a well-known columnist (Gavel Gamut), author of three books – soon to be four, contributing author to an Indiana historical book.Judge James M. Redwine claimes that during a dark and stormy night outside the tiny log cabin on the Osage Indian Nation. A.C. Redwine could only hold his wife’s hand and pray as Clarice struggled to give life to her beloved son, James Redwine. It was during the best of times; World War II was half over. It was the worst of times; World War II was only half over.Judge Redwine Was Born or Hatched: 1943 in Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma.He And His Wife Reside At: JPeg Ranch, South of New Harmony, Posey County, Indiana, with wife, Peg, and a cat named Phantom who hates them.Immediate Family: Son, Jim who is married to Gina, two daughters,Heather and her husband Tony, Nikki and her husband Doug andseven grandchildren: Alec, Adrian, Kerstin, Paxton, Jonathan, Nickand Elyse;Employment: 1981 to the present – Posey County and Circuit Court JudgeEducation: Pawhuska Oklahoma High School, 1961;U.S. Air Force, Honorable DischargeHe Graduated from Indiana University in 1968.He graduated from the I.U. School of Law (Bloomington) in 1970.Indiana Graduate Judges College in 1997.Judicial Teaching: National Judicial College faculty member;Has taught judges from Palestine, Ukraine, Russia, Jordan, Bahrainand America for the NJC since 1998;Hobbies: Snow skiing, golf, writing, traveling and mowing lots of grass.Used to work with boxers but quit in 2001 because it hurt and made him tired.News Column: Gavel Gamut – has written more than 700 weekly columnssince 1990 that are published in newspapers in Posey County andEvansville, Indiana, Southern Illinois and Richmond, Missouri.Author of 4 books: JUDGE LYNCH!, Gavel Gamut Greetings from JPeg Ranch,Echoes of Our Ancestors: The Secret Game, History of theIndiana Supreme Court (contributing author).Soon To Be Published – Unanimous for Murder.In the next several weeks we shall be announcing the final “Outstanding Community Services Award” winners for 2018. This year’s awards luncheon will be held on March 19, 2018, at Tropicana-Evansville Walnut rooms A and B. The registration begins at 11:30 am, the event officially starts at 12 noon on February 28, 2018. Reservations for this event may be obtained by calling 812-774-8011. Deadline for registration is March 20, 2018. Last year’s event was a sellout.