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November 27, 2019

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The Press-Dispatch Wednesday, November 27, 2019 A-3 LOCAL Call: 812-354-8500 Email: or bring in a hard copy: 820 E. Poplar Street, Petersburg NEWS BRIEFS Free community Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 28 The Crossroads Community partners are hosting a free community Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiv- ing day, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oak- land City University Student Life Center, Room 210, 720 W. Sherman Street, Oakland City. For more infor- mation or to have a meal delivered, call 812-749 -3377 or email Pike County Public Library upcoming events S. Wayne Hall, publishing author, will be releasing his book "My Town Is on Fire" on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the Petersburg Branch from 4-6 p.m., Otwell Branch, Dec. 11 from 3-5 p.m. and Winslow Branch on Dec. 12 from 4-6 p.m. On Monday, Dec. 23 at the Petersburg Branch, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. there will be a presentation of the "Grinch." There will be Grinch's favorite snacks avail- able. Everyone is welcome to attend. Tax counseling for the elderly needs volunteers Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging and Disabil- ity, is looking for volunteer tax consultants for its Tax Counseling for the Elderly program. Volunteers will be required to attend a training session in January and complete the home study in order to be certified for tax season. If you are interested, call Linda Yochum at 812-888 -4854 or at 1-800 -742-9002. Veale Creek Theatre dates have been changed The Veale Creek Theatre presentation of The Story of Ernestina Scrooge by Tom Fuller has been resched- uled to December 13, 14 and 15. Upcoming event? We want to know! Do you have an upcoming event? Send it to news@ or call 812-354-8500. READER GUIDE Subscriptions: Change of address: subscribers changing addresses will please give old address as well as new one along with phone number. We cannot guarantee prompt change unless this is done. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Press-Dispatch., P.O. Box 68, Petersburg, IN 47567-0068 or e-mail to subscribe@ Subscription rates: One year: $31 for Pike County and all 475/476 zip codes; $34 in the state of Indiana; $51 elsewhere in the USA. Paid in advance. Subscriptions taken after noon on Friday will not receive a paper until the second edition after their subscription date. About us: Andy Heuring and John B. Heuring, Publishers Andy Heuring, Editor John B. Heuring, Adv. Mgr. Eric Gogel, Production Mgr. Monica Sinclair, Office Mgr. Dennis Marshall, Sports Editor Cindy Petty, Adv. Sales Pam Lemond, Adv. Sales Matt Haycraft, Adv. Designer • • • Published every Wednesday by the Pike County Publishing Co. Phone: 812-354-8500 820 E. Poplar St., P.O. Box 68, Petersburg, IN 47567-0068 • • • Entered in the Post Office in Petersburg, Indiana for transmission through the mails as Periodical Mail, postage paid at Petersburg, Indiana – published weekly. (USPS 205-620) Contact us: Phone: ...................................................................812-354-8500 Fax: ....................................................................... 812-354-2014 E-mail: Andy Heuring, Editor Advervtising General News Sports Subscription Services 604 E. Illinois St., Petersburg 812-354-1303 Regular Hours: Mon-Thur:10am-7pm Friday:10am-6pm • Saturday: 10am-1pm Black Friday Savings Black Friday Savings Single $275 $220 Student/Senior $225 $170 Husband/Wife $460 $395 Family $635 $520 NOW 1 FREE WEEK OF TANNING with purchase of year membership $60 $10 2 MONTHS TANNING NEW ZONE GRUNT-STYLE T-SHIRTS ANY BED Like us on Facebook! 1-year Memberships Savings Valid Only Nov. 29 & 30 Friday:10am-6pm • Saturday: 10am-3pm Area Reunion POPP REUNION The Henry J. Popp re- union was Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Eastwood home of Tim and Suzanne Warner, of Pe- tersburg. Fellowship, good food and swimming were enjoyed by those attending: Wilfred Meyer and Barb Himsel, Cheri McLaugh- lin, Jordan, Kayla, Hayden and Konah Hill, Elnora Te- vault, Dave and Sharona Popp, Gary Popp, Andrew, Danielle, Rhett, Bristynn, Ocie and Tillie Houtsch, and Steve and Mary Mey- er, all of Otwell; Paige and Lanie Lewis, of Newburgh; Jim and June Eckerle, and Jeff and Karla Eckerle and family, all of Loogootee; Jon Eckerle, of Greenwood; Tim and Suzanne Warner, Erika Whitehead and Janice Hill, all of Petersburg; Scott Pip- er, and Jacob and Faryn Hill, all of Winslow; Neil, Chas- tity, Zachary and Blake Broeker, and Bev Schmitt, all of Jasper. The next Popp reunion is set for August 9, 2020. WES FALL FESTIVAL Grant James watches with great anticipation to see if the roll of toilet paper goes into the toilet during one of many contests at the Winslow Elementary School Fall Festival. Pike Central National Honor Soci- ety member Libby Stone helped run the contest on Friday night. Wyatt Gayhart makes a toss during one of sever- al games Friday night at the Winslow Fall Festival. Tuff Vinnedge gives it his all in the baseball throw. The object was to hit four milk bottles and knock them over. Fifth graders A. J. Miller and Ava Aaserud were named the Winslow Elementary School King and Queen, Third graders Carson Gayhart and Aerabella Slunder were named the Prince and Princess dur- ing the school annual Fall Festival on Friday night.

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