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April 10, 2019

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A-4 Local Wednesday, April 10, 2019 The Press-Dispatch Mon-Fri 7AM - 6PM Saturday 7AM - 5PM Sunday 10AM - 4PM Hwy. 41 N. at Lyles Station Rd • Princeton • 812-385-2641 Now you can have all the strength, durability, and power needed for commercial use, right in your own yard. • Powered by Kawasaki • Features Hustler's SmoothTrak ™ steering with patented automatic park brake system • Heavy-duty commercial transmission • Comfortable foot-operated deck-lift system IMPROVING Life & Lawncare Memmer's Hardware & Outdoor Power Is it TIME for your next eye exam? 8–7 . Mon. 8–noon . Tues. 10–7 . Wed. 8–5 . Thur. 8–5 . Fri. Locally Owned and Operated Dr. Clint Shoultz 715 S. 9th Street, Petersburg (812) 354-9400 REDUCED TEMPERATURE SWINGS ENHANCED PERFORMANCE IMPROVED DEHUMIDIFICATION Variable-speed technology means invariable comfort. The Infinity ® 20 air conditioner combines the energy efficiency of Greenspeed ® intelligence with the convenience and precision of the Infinity System Control. With reduced temperature swings, improved dehumidification and ultra-quiet operation, the Infinity 20 air conditioner will have you more comfortable than ever before. Energy Efficiency That's Right in Your Comfort Zone. ©Carrier Corporation 4/2018. PH: 812-743-2382 HEATING & AIR-CONDITIONING Perry ' s LLC Serving the area since 1950. Perry ' s Perry ' s 303 Breckinridge Rd, Monroe City Email: Craig Perry Vance Perry Chase Perry Crash leads to one of two drunken driving arrests By Andy Heuring An man was arrested Sat- urday afternoon when police noticed his vehicle crashed into trees off of Highway 57, near Blackburn Road. He was one of two arrested for drunken driving in Pike County over the last week. David Ray Waltz, 36, of Washington, was arrested by Pike County Sheriff Dep- uty Jason McKinney. Deputy McKinney said his brother, Chris McKin- ney, who is a reserve offi- cer, called central dispatch after he noticed Waltz's truck had crashed into trees off the side of Highway 57. Chris stopped to check on the driver and talked with Waltz, who asked if he could help him get out of the ditch. Chris said Waltz was in a big hurry to get out and didn't want police involved. Deputy Jason McKin- ney said he was at the inter- section of Highway 57 and 61 and started toward the scene. Deputy McKinney said while he was on his way, Chris called and said Waltz had run across the road and went into a body shop. Deputy McKinney said he drove to the body shop and when he got out of this patrol car, he noticed a man come out of the body shop match- ing the description of Waltz. He said Waltz looked at him and then took off running. Deputy McKinney said he drove along the road with Waltz, who was on foot run- ning along the other side of the road, and continued to run even though Dep- uty McKinney had yelled for him to stop and had his emergency lights on. Waltz, after running several hun- dred feet, then crossed the road in front of Deputy McK- inney and ran up a bank. He eventually stopped and Deputy McKinney took him back to his vehicle. While talking to Waltz, Deputy McKinney said he noticed the odor of alcohol. Waltz failed field sobri- ety tests and was taken to the Pike County Jail, where he tested 0.17 percent for blood alcohol content. The legal limit in Indiana is 0.08 percent. Waltz was preliminari- ly charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement and leaving the scene of an accident. Deputy McKinney said he later talked to two men in the body shop and they told him Waltz had tried to get them to pull his truck out. Then when Deputy McKin- ney drove up, Waltz took off running. A Newburgh man was ar- rested early Saturday morn- ing after police received a report of a reckless driver southbound on I-69, near the 48.5 mile marker. Pike County Deputy Sher- iff Paul Collier said he drove to the Highway 61 inter- change with I-69 and waited until he saw the described vehicle go by, and he start- ed following it. He said the vehicle was driving only 45 mph in a 70 zone, and he noticed it cross the fog line on the right side of the road and al- most run off the road before he stopped it. Harley Westerfield, 23, of 401 Jefferson St., Newburgh, was driving. He admitted to drink- ing and failed field sobriety tests. He was transported to the Pike County Jail, where he tested 0.159 percent for blood alcohol content. He was preliminarily charged with operating a ve- hicle while intoxicated. Pregnant... or think you are? Call:1-877-257-1084 or Locally Call: 1-812-354-2814 • Free pregnancy testing • Free counseling and info. on pregnancy options. • Confi dential counseling for women & men who are suff ering from post-abortion syndrome. • Residential Care • Health and assistance referrals. • Training and education. • Assistance in getting baby and maternity clothes Pike County Spring Clean-up scheduled for May 30-June 1 Pike County's Spring Clean-up is scheduled for May 30 to June 1 this year. Advanced Disposal's Black- foot Landfill, near Augusta on Highway 64, will be ac- cepting items from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Fri- day May 30 and 31, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 1. It is for Pike County resi- dents only and participants must show their id at the en- trance. It will offer free recy- cling of appliances and tele- visions; collection of house- hold oil paints, batteries, flu- orescent bulbs, chemicals, and other household hazard- ous wastes, as well as dis- posal of furniture and other bulky items. The will also accept up to four tires for free. There will be a charge of $1 for each tire more than four. Televisions, appliances and hazardous wastes will be recycled. Officials ask for those items to be kept sepa- rate from other items so un- loading will be quicker. There will also be a rum- mage flea market. Residents can put usable items in good shape in the rummage area. There will be no charge for the items. Pike Central STEM team wins Pike Central's team of Carson Hoffman, Joel Henson and Dalton Goslee won the Jasper Engines and Transmission Challenge at the Sixth Annual Southwest Indiana STEM Challenge on Friday, April 5 at Oakland City university. They competed against 33 teams from 16 different schools. There were 10 different division in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based competition. The various challenges tested teams' problem solving and engineering skills. Above: Hoffman, Henson and Goslee receive a check in the competition. Below: they make final adjustments before the competition.

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