Virgil Shipley/Mount Vernon News

New Knox County Common Pleas Judge Richard Wetzel was sworn into office Thursday afternoon by Retiring Judge Otho Eyster. Attending the ceremony, among others, including family, from left, son-in-law, J.T. Meyer; daughter, Laura Meyer; granddaughter, Olive Meyer; unidentified; wife, Diana; John Wetzel; Wetzel; father Richard Wetzel; and current Common Pleas Court Judge Eyster. Wetzel takes office Sunday and will serve a six-year term. Request this photo



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