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Jasper St., Peters- burg, was arrested after po- lice claimed she drove left of center multiple times on Highway 356. Petersburg Police Patrol- man Scott Arnold said he was driving east on High- way 356 when he noticed a red truck driving in the middle of the road at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday. He said it crossed the yellow line two more times before he stopped it near Lakeview Dr. Minnis was driving the truck. While talking with Minnis, Patrolman Arnold said he noticed the strong odor of alcohol. She failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Daviess Community Hospi- tal, where she tested 0.222 percent for blood alcohol content. The legal limit in Indiana is 0.08 percent. She was then transport- ed to the Pike County Jail, where she was preliminarily charged with operating a ve- hicle while intoxicated. A rural Petersburg man was arrested Friday night after police stopped him for not signaling a turn. Aaron Eugene Mason, 36, of 156 N. Whitelock Ave., Apt. 13, Petersburg, was ar- rested on a charge of oper- ating a vehicle while intox- icated. Patrolman Scott Arnold said he saw Mason turn on- to Seventh St. from Highway 61, without using a turn sig- nal. While talking with Ma- son, Patrolman Arnold said he noticed the odor of alco- hol. He said Mason told him, "I had a couple," when asked if he had been drinking. Mason failed field sobri- ety tests and was taken to Daviess Community Hos- pital, where he tested 0.159 percent for blood alcohol content, almost twice the legal limit. Two arrested for OVWI in separate incidents STOLEN Continued from page 1 12th St. Police were then notified later that morning about a vehicle matching that de- scription being crashed near the Pike-Gibson Coun- ty line. Petersburg Police Cpl. Kyle Mills said it was lo- cated on CR 525 S., which runs parallel to Highway 64, about a quarter of a mile north of it. Cpl. Mills said Ashley's vehicle was found in the woods on its side. He said it was being driven east from Gibson County in- to Pike County and the driv- er missed a sharp S curve, hit an embankment and launched into the woods, coming to rest on its side. The occupant kicked out the sunroof to get out of the vehicle. The third vehicle taken, a week later, was a red 2008 Ford Edge owned by Christi- na Mattingly, with a license plate of 601TJU. active threat." Johnson added, "In this day and age, you can't post, 'If you are going to do a school shooting, don't forget your bullets.'" This was one of several memes that were included in the old post. Johnson said they were originally posted on Insta- gram in 2017. McDonald said in his news release, "In these dif- ficult times, it is critical that people report threatening behavior when they observe the conduct giving rise to the concern. In that regard, we invite reporting so that we can ensure the safety of our community, allowing law enforcement to pro-ac- tively investigate." Howev- er, he stressed it is impor- tant that people report it to the police through the Sher- iff's Department or State Po- lice instead of just posting it on social media. McDonald said the mat- ter was not reported to po- lice, but just posted on social media. Then authorities saw it and started the process of reporting it. In an interview Monday, McDonald said he was up- set about several media out- lets reporting someone had been arrested "They didn't take it back when I issued the press release. There is a huge difference between this and what kids pop off about on social media. . .We should all be happy we didn't have an actual threat." School Superintendent Suzanne Blake said the stu- dent is not attending Pike County Schools at this time, She added she could not comment on the student's status other than to say "It is still being looked into and addressed." Despite the anxious start caused by social me- dia, Blake said the first day turned out pretty well. "A fter we administra- tors got together and talk- ed about it, everyone talk- ed like they had a good day. We had very few, if any, trou- bles reported with the bus- es. If there were any prob- lems getting everyone in the right place, it was no more than typical." Blake said on the first day, the building principals try to have staff outside the schools at the end of the day. She said several kids are dropped off in the morning by their parents. So on the first day, they may not be familiar with which bus or where their bus is located. So the staff watches for kids needing help. In the high school, Blake said, due to some late staff- ing changes, they had to make some scheduling changes. So some students' schedules were different than they might have antic- ipated. "It has been a busy few days," said Blake. WINSLOW Continued from page 1 "The big thing is getting everything up-to-date," Nel- son said. "We need to update some things and get every- thing in sync." The Winslow marshal re- ports traffic affidavits and accident reports to the Na- tional Incident-Based Re- porting System (NIBRS). So, one of the first items on Nelson's agenda is getting new computer equipment to help with submitting and keeping track of records. "The days of filling out a piece of paper are over," he said. Winslow had been with- out a full-time marshal for approximately two years. Nathan DeWeese will re- place Nelson as the Street Superintendent. DeWeese was previously a full-time employee with the street de- partment. Mike McGregor will re- place Nelson as the part- time deputy marshal. McGregor has an exten- sive background in law en- forcement. He began his ca- reer with the Knox Coun- ty Sheriff's Department in 1998. He has also worked for the Vincennes Universi- ty Police Department, been a school resource officer and assistant IDCS coordi- nator with the Gibson Coun- ty Sheriff's Department, and served as the marshal of Francisco. He is current- ly an active deputy marshal with the Spurgeon Police Department, the marshal of Cynthiana and the Southern District Director for the In- diana Marshals Association, where he is responsible for working with all the differ- ent agencies in the bottom third of the state. "I always have something going on," McGregor said. "It can be hard to keep up. My plate is full." McGregor earned a de- gree in law enforcement and emergency services from Vincennes University. He's even spent some time working as an emergency medical technician (EMT) in Pike County. The council approved a pay rate of $13.50 per hour for the part-time deputy marshal position. "Mike McGregor is over- qualified," Popp said. "He has an amazing resume, a good work ethic and a lot of great experience. He has already helped out oth- er towns. So, we are hoping that he can repeat the same process here and help us get everything rebuilt and going forward at a minimum cost." OTHER ACTIONS • Residents who are delin- quent on their water bills will now receive a notice within five days of being late, after the council ap- proved a new ordinance. • The council also ap- proved an ordinance that will charge residents $2 when paying their wa- ter bill at city hall with- out bringing their bill- ing stub. • Kavin Gayhart told the council he would like to see a speed bump in- stalled on the 300 block of Morton Street. • Jerry Knight said he wanted the town to lay gravel on North Hicko- ry Street. • Another Winslow res- ident asked about add- ing an ordinance to fine individuals who discard their lawn trimmings in the street. Popp informed those in attendance that there is already an ordi- nance that prevents Win- slow residents from do- ing this and it will now be up to Nelson and Mc- Gregor to enforce it. • Animal Control Officer Billy Marshall informed the council that he had found a home for the stray dog for which he had been caring. He al - so asked the council for approval of the purchase of two new live traps that cost $40 each. • The Winslow Fire De- partment presented a quote of $1,200 for a new garage door to the coun- cil. The council asked the fire department for some additional quotes. Back to school haircut Marliegh Ingel of Vincennes gets her hair cut by Becky Sullivan at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Pe- tersburg on Saturday. The church offered free back-to-school hair cuts for kids Saturday afternoon. Ingel is a third grader.

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