5 local residents were honored for their work to improve their lives on Friday.
The Problem Solving court, which works to rehabilitate and give addicts the tools to improve their lives, announced their June graduation class on Friday. The 5 graduates, Nick Dyer, Kody Walters, Stephen Reiss, Nathan Cooper, and Bobbie Jo Abberely, completed the 24 month program and received their graduation diplomas at Davis Memorial Church.
Brad Paisley, presiding judge of the Problem Solving court, explains how the court attempts to intervene in resident’s lives.
Paisley, who also works as a circuit court judge in Christian County, says the best part of his job is graduation day for the problem solving court, because he has seen the progress made firsthand.
Also honored at Thursday’s ceremony was the 11 December graduates of the program, who all passed through the 6 month post treatment program, and had their drug charges officially dropped.