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March 25, 2020

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A-2 Front Wednesday, March 25, 2020 The Press-Dispatch Quick as a Click! Submit your classified advertising by e-mail It's easy Submit your classi ed ad along with your name and phone number to: classi EMERGENCY Continued from page 1 &219(1,(175(/,$%/( &$5(,17+(&20)257 2)<285+20( 6FKHGXOH\RXUYLUWXDODSSRLQWPHQW WRGD\WKURXJK0\+HDOWK/LYH 0\+HDOWK/LYHDYLUWXDOYLGHRVHUYLFHWKURXJK0\&KDUWDOORZV SDWLHQWVWREHVHHQYLUWXDOO\E\DQXUVHSUDFWLWLRQHU 'R\RXKDYHDIHYHUFRXJKDQGVKRUWQHVVRIEUHDWK" 6WD\KRPHDQGVHHNFDUHWKURXJK0\+HDOWK/LYH 6LPSO\YLVLWJVKYLQRUJP\KHDOWKOLYHWRSLFNDWLPHWKDWZRUNVEHVW IRU\RX$IWHUDQVZHULQJDVKRUWVHULHVRITXHVWLRQVDERXW\RXUYLVLW \RXZLOOUHFHLYHDFRQ¿UPDWLRQWKURXJKHPDLOZLWK¿QDOLQVWUXFWLRQV &RPSDVVLRQDWHTXDOLW\FDUH IURPRXUIDPLO\WR\RXUV 8–7 • Monday 8–noon • Tuesday 10–7 • Wednesday 8–5 • Thur. & Fri. Dr. Clint Shoultz 715 S. 9th St., Petersburg 812-354-9400 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and CDC advice, we are compelled to limit patient contact, but are still here for eye health issues and emergency situations. Routine check-ups and eye exams will be re- scheduled once the state of emergency is lifted. If you have glasses or contacts to pick up contact the office for arrangements. If you have an emergency or eye health issue, call us at 812-354-9400. Thank you for your understanding! Locally Owned and Operated RESCHEDULING ROUTINE EXAMS Taylor charged with possession, OVWI Passenger arrested on parole violation warrant By James Capozella Tammy S. Taylor, 48, of 1000 S. Meridian St., Apt 18, Washington, was arrest- ed for OV WI and posses- sion of a legend drug when stopped on the southbound I-69 on ramp by Indiana State Trooper Brayden An- germeier. Taylor was driv- ing a 2007 Chevrolet that had been reported as going left of center several times on SR 57 S. by off-duty offi- cer Scott Arnold, according to the report. Prior to placing Taylor in handcuffs and transporting her to the Daviess Commu- nity Hospital for tests, An- germeier requested officers Bryce Manning and Depu- ty Simmons to the scene to transport passenger Dar- rin Morris, who had an out- standing warrant for parole violation. The late Sunday, March 15 traffic stop by Troop- er Angermeier was made when Taylor failed to sig- nal turning south onto I-69. A fter the stop, Angermeier noticed that Taylor's speech was slurred and rapid, and she seemed animated and restless, and had a white residue on the corners of her mouth. A fter submitting to field sobriety tests, Anger- meier noticed Taylor's pupils were constricted, did not re- act to light and also failed to follow. Taylor was unable to keep her balance, swayed, used arms for balance and put her foot down during tests. Her PBT test sample indicated .000 BAC. Trooper Angermeier had consent to search and found seven packaged Buspirone tablets in a prescription for Angela Taylor. Tammy Tay- lor said the pills were her sis- ter's and that she forgot to give them to her, according to the report. Taylor was traveling from Washington to take a pas- senger back to Evansville when stopped. When asked about illicit drugs, she ad- mitted she had smoked meth in the last three days. A fter being questioned, Taylor admitted she had smoked meth earlier that morning, according to the report. Later Taylor told of- ficer Angermeier she used meth regularly and smoked approximately half a gram of meth the morning of the in- cident. COVID-19 Continued from page 1 are working on how to han- dle nursing home residents who might still be quaran- tined at election time. STATE AND FEDERAL TAX DEADLINES The federal tax deadline, which had been April 15, has been moved to July 15. So you can wait until then to pay your federal income taxes. Governor Eric Holcomb last Thursday the Indiana Department of Revenue was also extending their dead- line comparable to the fed- eral deadlines. "Last night, the IRS an- nounced tax payment ex- tensions for individual and corporate returns. We un- derstand that Hoosiers need that same relief and our teams are swiftly taking steps to make that happen," commented DOR Commis- sioner Bob Grennes. "Since COVID-19 is im- pacting so many, in addi- tion to the payment exten- sions announcement by the IRS, we are also extending the associated Indiana tax return filing deadlines." Individual tax returns and payments, along with estimated payments origi- nally due by April 15, 2020, are now due on or before Ju- ly 15, 2020. Returns includ- ed are the IT-40, IT-40PNR, IT-40RNR, IT-40ES, ES -40 and SC-40. PRIDES CREEK PARK OPEN BUT RESTRICTED Prides Creek Park Man- ager Brandon Schultheis said the park is open to the public for walking and fish- ing and other activities. The shelterhouses, playgrounds, restrooms and showers are closed to the public. He said they plan to open the park for camping on their usu- al date April 1. However, no tent camping will be al- lowed. Also all playgrounds, shelterhouses, restrooms and showers will remain closed until the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. HORNADY PARK REMAINS OPEN, PLAYGROUNDS CLOSED Petersburg Mayor R. C. Klipsch said Hornady Park will remain open, but their playgrounds will be closed due to COVID-19. STAY HOME ORDER Gov. Holcomb issued a Stay Home order that be- comes effective on Wednes- day, March 25 and remains in effect until 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 6. It states: With the exceptions as out- lined below, all individu- als currently living in the State of Indiana are ordered to stay at home or at their place of residence, except as allows in this Executive Order." The extent that individu- al are using shared or out- door spaces when outside of their homes or residenc- es, they must at all times and as much as reasonably possi- ble, maintain social distanc- ing of at least six feet from any other person, with the exception of family or house- hold members, consistent with the Social Distancing Requirements set for in this Executive Order. All person may leave their homes or residences only for Essential Activities, Essential Govern- mental Functions, or to par- ticipate in the Essential Busi- nesses and Operations. Prohibited Activities: All public and private gather- ings of any number of people that occur outside of a single household or a living unit are hereby prohibited except for the limited purposes permit- ted by this Executive Order. Any gathering of more than 10 people is hereby prohibit- ed, unless exempted by this Order. Nothing in this Or- der prohibits the gathering of members of a household or residence. All places of public amuse- ment, whether indoors or outdoors, including, but not limited to, locations with amusement rides, carni- vals, amusement parks, wa- ter parks, aquariums, zoos, museums, arcades, fairs, children's play centers, play- grounds, funplexes, theme parks, bowling alleys, movie and other theaters, country clubs or social clubs, shall be closed. Essential travel and Es- sential Activities are al- lowed. Essential Businesses are listed as: • Stores that sell grocer- ies and medicine, • Food, beverage and Ag- riculture, • Organizations that pro- vide charitable and social services, • Religious entities, • Media, • Gas stations and busi- nesses need for transporta- tion, • Financial and insurance institutions, • Hardware and supply stores, • Critical trades, • Mail, post shipping, lo- gistics, delivery and pickup services, • Educational institutions does not supersede order to close schools through May 1, • Restaurants for off- premises consumption, • Supplies to work from home, • Supplies for essential businesses and operations, • Transportation, • Residential Facilities and shelters, • Professional services, • Manufacture, distribu- tion and supply chain for crit- ical products and industries, • Critical labor union functions • Hotels and motels, • Funeral services, It also allows for essential travel. To read the entire 10 -page order in its entirety, go to on one day and three in on rotating days. Other offices had similar plans to limit staff coming to work. Commissioner Ryan Cole- man urged the office hold- ers to make sure they rotat- ed personnel evenly. "That is a conversation you want to have," said Coleman. The commissioners agreed the employees would be paid during the Stay Home order. "It is our deci- sion to make. I don't think it is fair to not pay them," said Flint. They also said the trash collection sites would stay open. However the atten- dants will not be handling patrons' trash and putting it in the dumpsters for them. Assistant Highway Super- intendent Josh Byrd said they will continue to op- erate. He said the employ- ees are taking their trucks home at night and report- ing straight to the job site, so they don't congregate at the highway department build- ing. He said the only person allowed in the office is the bookkeeper. The mechanics are the only ones in the ga- rage building. Commissioner Coleman addressed access to the courthouse by public. "We have it open to the public by appointment only. Maybe we tighten that up, to where it is only for emergency or vi- tal matters," said Coleman. "Are you getting appoint- ments? " asked Flint. Griffith said she was only getting them for marriage li- censes. She said there real- ly was no way to do them ex- cept in person. Treasurer Marta Query said she had two people who had to bring their money to her office. Coleman said it is up to the office holder to deter- mine if a person's matter is vital enough to be taken care of in person or not. "Okay, we are going to keep it open to very impor- tant foot traffic only. You make the decision if that is important enough," said Flint to the officeholders. The next scheduled meet- ing is 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 6, however they said they may not have that meet- ing due to the less than 10 people at a gathering rule. Meals provided for school children Shannon Shafer and Melissa Brock hand out meal packets at the Glezen Revival Center on Monday to Kahli Franklin. Shafer and Brock said they had 25 meals to give out at that location. The meals are being provided by the school cafeteria staff and volunteers with the help of donors. Two meals for two days are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at each township in Pike County from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m The meals are intended for school children and their siblings too young to attend school.

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